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
I had a pound of ground beef to use up and my craving hit: I wanted lasagna. I wanted a cheesy piece of lasagna Bolognese with slices of zucchini. I didn’t want to use zucchini as the noodles, they’d be extra texture. I was going to use Mafalda. I like to make lasagna soup using Mafalda so making a pan of lasagna with the smaller noodles would be a fun change. Continue reading
This summer we’ve bought and eaten so much sweet corn and it isn’t even in season yet Up North. Our corn fields are full but the ears aren’t fully ripened. So there’s that to look forward to, of course, but we’ll continue to enjoy corn from other areas of the country in the meantime. With the last 8 ears we bought at the grocery store I wanted to try this charred corn and zucchini salad.