Popcorn Salad {Say WHAT?}

Popcorn Salad

Popcorn Salad

Being a blogger around the holidays isn’t always easy.  My family likes me to make their traditional favorites and since I blogged most of them the first year, I’m at a loss for posts.  I solved the problem by making at least one new side dish and one new dessert every holiday.  The holidays where we have large family gatherings are always the best.  More people = more food! Continue reading

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

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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