Families will grow, even as budgets may not. My two boys — who seem to go through growth spurts faster than they do batteries — are not yet eating us out of house and home. And I stress “yet.”
But I sense it’s coming.
I’m always on the lookout for an economical dinner option. Unfortunately, having inherited a double-dose of food pickiness, there are certain foods (far too many of them, I’m afraid) they disdain. At least my oldest eats greens and vegetables, whereas my middle child… eh, not so much.
A slab of meat is sometimes the only thing between my ravenous sons and starvation — or so they seem to think — so I keep my eyes peeled for a good deal on animal flesh whenever I’m shopping.
Which leads us to: Country-Style Pork Ribs. [Cue the triumphant fanfare.]
I bought almost 8 lbs. for $11.88 — or $1.53 per pound, to be exact. Way cheaper than ground beef.
And then I got scared. How in the blue blazes do I cook these things?Continue Reading