We had a discussion, chez nous, the other day, regarding the remaining winter squash in the cave.
There are 2 pumpkins and 2 butternut squashes (although 1 of the pumpkins is borderline….).
Mon mari decided it was time to quit. He, who has claimed to love winter squash above all things, has decided he’s eaten enough orange veggies for … Continue reading.....
I’m getting to be very fond of skillet dinners.
If the timing is right, and it usually is, I can put the skillet on the heat, chop / cut and fry for 15 minutes. cover for another 15 minutes to finish and dinner is done in half an hour.
I use a big skillet so there is a lot of … Continue reading.....
I counted today…..
I’ve been avoiding doing that,
I still have 14 butternut squash, 3 big blue pumpkins, and 2 spaghetti squash in the cave.
People are starting to lock their doors when they see me. It’s worse than the zucchini plague of summer.
Please bear with me as we continue to eat through the harvest.
I also have 12 … Continue reading.....
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.....