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Alfresco and random fridge bits..... 
 
Sep. 18, 2012 6:41 pm 
Updated: Sep. 24, 2012 11:41 am
The other night I had no idea what to make for dinner and I REALLY didn't want to go out. So we fridge hunted. 

I found one of the fabulous packages of Al Fresco sausages. We used the Sun Dried Tomato and Basil. I also found a package of pre-cut veggies from Trader Joe's. It had onions, asparagus, mushrooms and other random yumminess. But what to put it on? My cabinet yielded some Jasmine rice. I sautéed the sausages and the vegetables and cooked the rice. Popped it into a bowl, topped with the sautéed mixture and tadaa dinner!!! It came out really good. Even the kids ate it, asparagus and all. It is amazing what you can do with what you find in a fridge!
 
Comments
Sep. 18, 2012 6:48 pm
Sounds like your an Iron Chef.
 
Sep. 18, 2012 8:40 pm
^ Agreed! Or you'd do splendid on Chopped given the right ingredients ;)
 
Sep. 18, 2012 10:13 pm
The fridge does yield good stuff,meal sounds wonderful.
 
Sep. 19, 2012 5:19 am
Have always loved pulling out this and that from the fridge and putting together a meal. My mother used to do that when people stopped in on a Sunday with no notice. Seemed as tho the table was always full of good stuff. Your supper sounds delicious. Love Trader Joe's for the different things you can pick up there. Last week one of their workers poured some dried, shaved coconut into the palm of my hand to try - delicious.
 
Bibi 
Sep. 23, 2012 4:01 pm
Cathy, we are supposed to get a TJ in a couple of weeks. Reading your blog makes me even more impatient! Good job!
 
Sep. 24, 2012 11:41 am
Bibi... I am a big fan of Trader Joes... Some stuff is more expensive, some stuff is less. I LOVE their produce and prepped veggies. Frozen fish isn't bad either. Sweet Cook Hmmm Sundried Shaved Coconut... I am not on a mission to find that!
 
 
 
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Cathy Chace

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Harwich, Massachusetts, USA
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Melrose, Massachusetts, USA

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Intermediate

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Baking, Grilling & BBQ, Slow Cooking, Asian, Italian, Southern, Healthy, Dessert, Kids, Quick & Easy

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Walking, Photography, Charity Work

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