I can make meals that do not have winter squash in them.
Sometimes I use carrots…..
I always have carrots on hand, to add to soup or round out another vegetable side dish or just nibble on raw.
Sometimes I forget about them and need to use them fast.
Stir-fries are a great way to use up bits lurking in … Continue reading.....
One could also call it ‘clean out the fridge and garden’ but that’s a bit long. Chicken, Chard and Mushroom Lo Mein is descriptive enough.
That’s the great thing about stir-fries (and Lo Mein is basically a stir-fry with noodles) – one can use any vegetable that happens to be lurking.
Before I get to the recipe….. While I was … Continue reading.....
Egg Fu Yung
Egg Foo Yung
Chinese Pancakes with Cabbage & Brown Rice
Whatever you call them, these are good, easy and work perfectly for a meatless dinner – if you are so inclined.
If not add some quickly stir-fried chicken strips or, do as we did: Red Sauced Shrimp.
If you cook the rice with water … Continue reading.....
This is my last winter squash recipe of the season.
All of the blue pumpkins made it until the end. I butchered the last one last weekend. I used a bit as a vegetable and the rest was turned into pumpkin soup and put in the freezer,
The last spaghetti squash and 2 butternut squashes ended up on the compost … Continue reading.....
Can one turn orange from eating winter squash?
I’ve heard that one can turn orange from eating carrots….
Orange is not a good color for me.
When we lived in the US we used to buy whole turkey tenderloins, which we either roasted whole or cut up for stir-fries.
Here we buy turkey cutlets which are quite large, thin slices … Continue reading.....
I hadn’t planned on posting this recipe….
Which is why I didn’t take a photo before we started eating.
But we both liked it so much, and it was so easy, I jumped up before we finished it and grabbed a quick pic.
You could, of course, make it with some or all leftovers…. It’s meant to be hash, after … Continue reading.....
When I was young and foolish (and broke) my favorite breakfast after a night out was Spaghettio’s with extra chili powder.
Yes, you read that correctly….
In my defense, when I was in college, our dorm rooms did not have kitchens and we were only allowed a coffee-maker and a popcorn popper. We had a kitchen available, but it was … Continue reading.....
I was playing with the new WordPress editor today…. That’s the bit of software that runs my blog for those who don’t know.
I was playing with it because I was assured that I could go back to the original editor any time I wanted to
Foolishly, I believed that assurance.
Suffice it to say it was not true and … Continue reading.....