Autumn Squash Soup {Spaghetti and Hubbard Squash}

Autumn Squash Soup

Autumn Squash Soup

I’m not such a fan of squash, but when my P.S. (Purchaser of Squash/ hubby) brings squash home with a hopeful look in his eyes, I cave.  I find recipes and am usually surprised that I like the finished dish.  I guess it’s not that I don’t like squash, I just resist embracing it because it seems like so much work.  Although that’s not always true either.  If I can get my P.S. to chop it up, it’s easy sailing from there on. Continue reading

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Broccoli, Ham and Fritos Salad

Broccoli, Ham and Fritos Salad

Broccoli, Ham and Fritos Salad

This recipe came about because I saw a picture of a broccoli salad that I thought had Fritos in it.  When I finally bought broccoli and Fritos, I looked at my saved recipe and laughed.  They weren’t Fritos, they were pieces of mandarin oranges!  I should get my eyes checked, eh?  Or read recipes before shopping!  Well poo, I thought that  Fritos would be a good combo and further wanted to add diced ham to make it a meal.   New recipe coming up! Continue reading

Post-Easter Soup

Post Easter Soup

Post Easter Soup

I had another ham bone to use, courtesy of the crockpot spiral ham I made before Easter. When I’d made my last pot of bean soup I brought some to my Dad. He mentioned using cloves for seasoning. I was intrigued. He said to add the whole cloves from the start so they soften and are edible later in the soup. I liked the idea of clove seasoning in the soup and couldn’t wait to have a ham bone to make more bean soup! Continue reading