Friday, June 17, 2011

Cooking the Deals: June 16-22

Great deals this week on produce and meat! Click on titles to link straight to the recipes.

fruit and vegetables: strawberries, corn on the cob, canteloupe, tomatoes, Braeburn apples
meat: whole chicken, pork county style bone-in ribs
snacks: Blue Bunny ice cream, Juicy Juice juice boxes

Corn on the cob:
Corn chowder
Grilled corn on the cob
Ina Garten’s corn muffins

Whole chicken:
beer can chicken
baked slow cooker chicken

Pork country-style ribs
Nibble Me This country-style ribs
Beer and Barbecue Braised Pork Country-Style Ribs

Just for fun:
If you need a quick and easy dinner before sports practices, try this variation on pizza.

Pita Pizza
Use whole pitas. Smear pita with 1.5 Tbsp of pasta sauce. Add toppings to taste and cover with shredded mozzarella. Cook in 400 degree oven or toaster oven until cheese melts and crust browns and crisps slightly, about 5 minutes. Each pita serves 1.

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