16 February, 2018

A Bed of Vegetables Instead of Rice Is Nice

A Bed of Vegetables Instead of Rice Is Nice
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Cooking in season is a goal of mine. Winter vegetables are so hearty and nutritious. I enjoy adding them to my recipes in the winter time specifically, and year around when I can find them grown locally (if I’m not growing them in my garden). Today’s recipe features butternut squash, acorn squash, sweet potato, carrots, and
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24 March, 2017

Dirt Candy – Really?

Dirt Candy – Really?
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Dirt candy? The title of this recipe really confused me. I had to find out more about it. I found a restaurant by that name DirtCandy. It only serves vegetables. Interesting menu with items like: Korean fried broccoli – described as “crack in broccoli form.” Well, maybe they think so, I’m not so sure. Now I’ve
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8 February, 2017

Butternut Squash – It’s In The Bread

Butternut Squash – It’s In The Bread
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  Butternut squash is one of my favorites (in case you hadn’t noticed by the abundance of recipes I have in this blog that use it). When I found this recipe for butternut squash bread, it was immediately added to the list to make.  This is the last of the squashes I purchased last fall
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15 November, 2016

Honey I Ate The Butternut Squash…… With Cranberries And Feta

Honey I Ate The Butternut Squash…… With Cranberries And Feta
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Side dishes for meals and especially special holidays are like the step-child of the dinner. Everyone is focused on the turkey, ham, or roast, and the vegetable side dish is an afterthought. So trying to create a tasty side dish that can hold its own with the main dish or “star” of the meal has always
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2 November, 2016

Spiced Apple and Butternut Squash Soup-er

Spiced Apple and Butternut Squash Soup-er
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Butternut squash is so versatile and easy to adapt to recipes, substitute for sweet potatoes or even pumpkin. And it is a hardy squash that lasts a long time in the pantry. They are fairly easy to grow, however, do require a lot of space. Funny story – a few years ago in spring we
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13 October, 2016

Leftovers Tonight? Try This!

Leftovers Tonight? Try This!
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So you have a butternut squash sitting on the counter staring you down, and leftovers in the fridge. Here is a way to use both and create a tasty meal. The leftover ingredients change frequently in my house depending on what I have available. I’ve made this recipe with leftover turkey, chicken, or sausage. And if you happen
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