Fowl, Not Foul Potato Soup

Fowl Potato Soup

Fowl Potato Soup

I started making dinner with a plan to make a pot of potato soup.  I’d been craving it for a while but every time I went to make it we were out of bacon.  I knew we had bacon in the drawer this day and plenty of potatoes on hand due to the UND Potato Bowl specials.  The local stores usually feature potatoes that week and we had been daring and purchased two bags.  I was stocked for my pot of soup. 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

Beet Greens, Bacon and Zucchini Stir Fry

Beet Greens and Bacon Stir Fry

Beet Greens and Bacon Stir Fry

This is one of my favorite fresh vegetable concoctions.  I threw together several fresh seasonal vegetables with bacon, added cheese and it was delicious.  Sometimes I just have to wing it and surprise myself.  Hopefully the result will turn out tasty, but we’re not fussy.  We like our vegetables.  My P.S. is the one who prefers some kind of meat with the veggies. Continue reading