Fall Risotto {Squash and Spinach}

Fall Risotto

Fall Risotto

Risotto is one of my favorite foods.  It’s a dish I learned how to make several years ago, it wasn’t something we ate when I grew up.  It takes a little time to stand and stir, add more broth, and repeat until the rice is tender but I think it’s worth every minute.  I like a regular risotto made with wine, onions, broth and Parmesan as well as a risotto garnished with spinach or squash or other vegetables.  This risotto had both spinach and squash! Continue reading

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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

Teriyaki Summer Squash and Green Bean Stir Fry

Teriyaki Summer Squash and Green Bean Stir Fry

Teriyaki Summer Squash and Green Bean Stir Fry

How many ways can you stir fry zucchini and summer squash?  Your creativity is the only limit.  I don’t normally have teriyaki sauce on hand, and when I do use teriyaki sauce in cooking I usually make my own.  I have all of the ingredients on hand, I just don’t always want to make the effort to make my own.  Enter: a bottle of teriyaki sauce from the grocery store.  For those times you want to be lazy but still flavorful. Continue reading