As food prices rise and paychecks do not, I find grocery shopping more and more challenging--in a good way. Necessity is the mother of invention--and I'm becoming the queen of inventiveness, and finding really good sales. I also discovered that I can go to my farmer's market and ask for $1 worth of basil and get a good handful--how great is that?
This week I was able to get my hands on those yummy frozen sandwich steaks, two packages for $5. I know they're of questionable nutritional value, but it's one of those guilty pleasures that we have every once in a while--and Mr.W loves them so. One 12-ounce package feeds us both very generously (actually that size could feed a family of four--yes, we are gluttons); we enjoyed them Friday with some fresh corn on the cob while watching the Olympic Opening Ceremony.
You might notice in the photo that one half-ear is yellow corn and the other is bi-color. My farmer's market had all ears of corn for $.50 each, so I thought I'd get one of each and try both. The verdict: the solid yellow corn is delicious--but the bi-color is MUCH sweeter.