Dinner Shortcuts from the Freezer Aisle That Really Work
These small tweaks turn frozen convenience foods, from chili to pierogi, into star suppers.
Spinach That Goes from Greek-Style Shrimp to Poached Eggs
A box of Birds Eye or other brand-name frozen leaf spinach is one of the best deals you can find at the grocery store (just steer clear of supermarket brands, which tend to have more tough stems). You probably know that after you defrost it and squeeze as much water out with paper towels as you can, it's an indispensable addition to quiches, frittatas, homemade pizzas, lasagnas, dips, omelets, soups and other dishes. But here are two more brilliant ideas for this cheap and healthy freezer staple: Toss it with feta and use it as a bed for Greek-style shrimp
, or sauté it with shallots and turn it into a nest for eggs Benedict.
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