The mood around the cookery feels like Thrifty Thursday. I’m anchoring this evening’s meal with Wild Alaska Sockeye salmon from Trader Joe’s. At $6.67, I’ve spent the bulk of my $10 budget for four people tonight. On hand, fresh dill weed, penne, grape tomatoes and spinach. Done. Leftover watermelon slices (if the afternoon snackers don’t get to them first) will provide a cool closer.
When 10 pounds of potatoes and a couple dozen ears of corn show up unannounced, welcome them home to the chowder pot. After transforming our