Post by Sharon
There are some items that should be in your cart each week to utilize in so many ways. You will never have leftovers of these key ingredients -
French bread lends itself to more uses and strength to handle all kinds of ways of preparing compared to regular bread as you can slice as thick or thin as you wish. And it's cheap to buy a loaf - none of it will be leftover.
A slice atop of soup with cheese, melted under the broiler
Dippers for hot cheese dip
Eggs make good sense - lots of protein and fast to prepare. Get an 18-carton instead of 12. You WILL use them all.
atop a salad
hard boiled sliced atop avocado toast
Italian hot sausage
Why hot sausage? Because the flavor is so powerful you can utilize it in a LOT of ways. The flavor is strong and so you can utilize it like the "parmesan" of the meat realm - can flavor so many things by crumbling and cooking.
added to spaghetti sauce
on pasta with alfredo
sliced sausage, mozzarella, green peppers, marinara sub
rolled up stuffed chicken
stuffed and baked
spiraled to make noodles
sauteed with parmesan
sauteed with onions and parmesan
Whole dill pickles
Dill pickles are more versatile than we give them credit for. That bit of acid-tartness is great for bland or rich foods. Do you have a jar in the door of your fridge with condiments? Well, hell, you could be making super yums with these babies!
stuffed pickles with cream cheese or pimento cheese
slice lengthwise, scoop out insides, use to hold tuna salad
on sandwiches and burgers
on grilled cheese sandwiches
dill pickle potato salad
in tortilla roll-up sandwiches
diced in thousand island dressing for spread
meat tenderizer - juice
Who doesn't love this sharp cheese? Well, it has a LOT of uses. Buy it in a block - cheaper and more versatile. Be sure you have a cheese slicer and a grater.
grate and cook in pan or on cookie sheet for crunch topping
melted on sandwiches and burgers
atop a casserole
atop pizza with bbq chicken
mac and cheese
potatoes au gratin
cornbread with jalepenos
broccoli cheddar soup
deep fried cookies
crunchy chicken strips
fried mac and cheese