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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Spaghetti Squash Chow Mein

Spaghetti squash is one of the fun vegetables.  It looks like nothing you’d expect to find lying in wait under a hard skinned, elongated, gourd-like… thing!  It tastes like squash, but looks something like strands of spaghetti.  Every time I open one up I’m amazed all over again that it contains shreds of.. vegetable!  And it’s so versatile I still have dozens of ways I want to try to make it into a dish. Continue reading

Elbow Spaghetti {cooking from jars}

Elbow Spaghetti

Elbow Spaghetti

I used a jar of Ragu® spaghetti sauce to make dinner for the grandkids awhile back. It went against my standards but they like it. I was surprised to find I liked it too!  When I was at the grocery store recently I texted my daughter in law for the brand of the sauce. I’d forgotten already! I wanted to have a jar for a quick  dinner when needed.  Having a jar of sauce on hand we actually like will be golden. Continue reading