I’m calling this Pumpkin Gratin because, this time of year, any post with the word ‘pumpkin’ in it gets a lot of notice.
I suppose I could have also used ‘pumpkin pie spice’ but I don’t have any.
That’s not something readily available here as … Continue reading.....
Yes, I got out the slow cooker.
No, I did not use it over the summer to ‘keep the kitchen cool’.
I keep my kitchen cool by sending mon mari out to the barbecue to do the cooking… Much more efficient.
But the … Continue reading.....
I only use fresh, home-made ingredients…..
Except when I don’t.
The quality and availability of fresh, filled pasta of all shapes in our area is amazing.
While I am still happy to occasionally make ravioli, I never mastered the art of making tortellini or tortelloni … Continue reading.....
I posted the original recipe for these years ago but it has been lost, so to speak.
As mushroom season is starting I thought it was time to re-do it.
The vegetables are partially cooked before layering and baking, so they spend less time in … Continue reading.....
Delicata is our new favorite squash.
Well, it’s our new favorite of the short-term squash. They only keep a few weeks, unlike the butternut, spaghetti and crown prince squashes…. or pumpkins.
They storage time is more like an acorn squash, which used to be our … Continue reading.....
I know the world loves using spaghetti squash in place of pasta to avoid ‘carbs’ but these are quicker and easier: just noodles made from eggs with a bit of flour.
We actually like carbs, especially pasta, but, we have this as a first course, … Continue reading.....