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I Bought a Chayote. Now What?

I decided to try a chayote after seeing it on sale at my grocery store for only $0.50 each. I had no idea what to do with chayote (okay, I had no idea what a chayote even was!) and decided to cook it with another ingredient I never know what to do with, cauliflower. It turned out to be delicious! Recipe variation: For a more filling meal, toss the final product with buttered egg noodles. Kitchen Pig LOVES Sherry. He's a bit of a lush.   So healthy and pretty. Chayote with Cauliflower and Sherry Recipe Serves 3; Time to Make: 30 minutes This is such a yummy recipe. Don't omit the sherry - it's the best part! 1 chayote squash, cut into bite-size pieces, none more than 1/2 inch thick 1 cauliflower, cut into bite sized pieces 1 small onion, diced 2 tsp butter 2 tsp olive oil 1/4 C hot water 2 Tbsp italian seasoning Pinch of curry powder 1/8 C sherry Heat oil and butter in a large pan, preferably a wok with a lid Saute onion Add chayote a

The 36 Best Products at Trader Joe's

Hey there, fellow Trader Joe's fan! Did you know you can browse all of their products on their site and add the ones you want onto a shopping list? Yes, everyone knows that? Well I just figured it out today, so humor me. My site has been popular for Trader Joe's reviews, especially their  Masala Simmer Sauce  (spoiler alert - it's gross). Now I have a list of the tastiest, best value Trader Joe's items. You know I am a cheapskate appreciate the value of a dollar. I also hate to waste food. People totally donate their squishy, black bananas to me all the time. You know I've researched the heck out of this Trader Joe's list, ensuring only the items that are worth it made the cut. Trader Joe's has unique sauces and convenient veggies, making it easy to prepare restaurant-quality meals at home. I don't recommend buying every ingredient from them though. For example, their spatchcocked chicken is a whopping $5.99/lb. That's some expensive chicken! There a