Butternut Squash Soup with Spaghetti Squash Noodles

Butternut and Spaghetti Squash Soup

Butternut and Spaghetti Squash Soup

I want to squash some rumors.  Hehe.. just being silly.  This time of year I end up with lots of squash from various sources and have to be creative.  I’ve squashed just about everything I can think of, except the rumors!  This soup recipe came to mind one night when I couldn’t sleep.  I picked up my smart phone and went through Pinterest to find some kind of soup recipe that would fit the two kinds of squash I had already roasted in the fridge. Continue reading

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Red Wine Braised Roast Beef

Red Wine Braised Roast Beef

Red Wine Braised Roast Beef

We’ve had a very busy summer and cooking at home has been sadly lacking.  I could tell you the menu at almost every restaurant in town but not the contents of my freezer!  In fact I was digging through that freezer a few days ago to find things to thaw and eat.  I was determined to reduce the meat clutter in there so I could buy boxes of Outshine Fruit Bars, which were on sale.  Truth!
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Mediterranean Chopped Salad

Mediterranean Chopped Salad

Mediterranean Chopped Salad

My favorite way to eat cauliflower is simply mashed with potatoes and butter.  Close behind would be cauliflower in a salad with black olives, tomatoes and a zesty vinaigrette.  This Mediterranean chopped salad recipe was good but I had to do a few substitutions and tweaks.  I added carrots and subbed orzo for Israeli couscous.  I omitted the feta as I didn’t have any on hand. Continue reading