Tater Tot Hotdish

Tater Tot Hotdish

Tater Tot Hotdish

My P.S., my cousin and I popped over to a neighborhood diner the other night for dinner.  We’d been there many times and were charmed with their daily specials.  This night they had tater tot hotdish as the special and we all happily ordered that for dinner.  It was almost as good as the hotdish I grew up with and raised my kids on, but it was missing the frozen vegetables.  You gotta have those! Continue reading

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Teriyaki Summer Squash and Green Bean Stir Fry

Teriyaki Summer Squash and Green Bean Stir Fry

Teriyaki Summer Squash and Green Bean Stir Fry

How many ways can you stir fry zucchini and summer squash?  Your creativity is the only limit.  I don’t normally have teriyaki sauce on hand, and when I do use teriyaki sauce in cooking I usually make my own.  I have all of the ingredients on hand, I just don’t always want to make the effort to make my own.  Enter: a bottle of teriyaki sauce from the grocery store.  For those times you want to be lazy but still flavorful. Continue reading

Veggie Tray Mash

Veggie Tray Mash

Veggie Tray Mash

I previously posted on my efforts to use up the fresh vegetables leftover from a graduation party my sister Linda hosted for their son, Jesse.  I’d cut up about 4000 vegetables and there were so many leftover she sent a gallon zippered bag home with me.  We ate them for several days but eventually had to cry “uncle”.  I discarded the cucumber slices and snow peas because they were no longer fresh. Continue reading