We announced the start of a new series of posts last week with a promise to launch today. The full details are here but the premise is simple – creating good, wholesome food at affordable pricing as a means to support and create a dialogue in which we can share how to eat wholesome food at a fraction of a price of fast food alternatives. The terms gourmet and cheap are relative – the term Tuesday is not.
I had something else in mind until I discovered at 7pm last night that I didn’t have the ingredients that I thought I did. It was time to scramble – I needed to eat, make something fast, healthy and affordable. We also haven’t done groceries this week so pickings looked thin – imagination was going to be key.
I have been buying a lot of squash lately. It is local, seasonal and stores well. You can find squash for as low as $0.50 a pound right now as well. It’s an awesome staple to keep on hand for situations like this. I had bought these weeks ago and they were still plenty good: