Cheesy Zucchini au Gratin – $.49 per serving

I cannot speak enough praises for this dish! If you have a picky eater who won’t come close to most greens, give this a try. It is warm and creamy and super cheesy. Every time I have served this, everyone has gone back for seconds. It’s that good, and it is super easy! As always, I …

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This week’s flavor – zucchini

The What This week’s flavor comes courtesy of my garden. My zucchini plants are starting to get in pretty rough shape, so I’ve harvested the last of what’s there. Zucchini and squash are summertime staples in the south, and it’s no surprise given how easy they are to grow. I’ve had two zucchini plants this …

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Oven-Poached Nest Eggs – $1.80 per serving

This recipe shies away from my normal single dish preparation and requires a little more effort, but the end result is worth it. Use any sort of rice you choose. I personally use a whole grain mix, but what you use is up to you. Poaching eggs has always seemed pretty intimidating to me. I …

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A Tale of Two Pies (Part 2) – Egg Custard Pie – $.37 per serving

This pie will be a party favorite anywhere you serve it. It really is very simple to make, with handy ingredients you might already have on hand. Also, at less that $3 for an entire pie, this is a super affordable dessert option! This egg custard pie really is amazing when served warm. However, make sure …

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A Tale of Two Pies (Part 1): Chorizo Quiche – $.92 per serving

This recipe was done as a Monday Mashup – I had purchased new ingredient (eggs) for the week, but I still had leftover mashed potatoes from the weekend that I wanted to get creative with. If you’ve ever wondered what to do with leftover mashed potatoes, try using them as a topping for a casserole, …

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