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 … Continue reading..... “Turkey, Butternut Squash Stir Fry; tofu?”
I still have 1 pumpkin, 4 spaghetti squash and 5 butternut squash left.
We’ve been eating one of the three almost every night since October.
I’ve given away 4 pumpkins and 3 spaghetti squash.
They would disappear faster if they weren’t all so big. We … Continue reading..... “Shrimp, Mushroom, Butternut Squash, Risotto; travel”
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, … Continue reading..... “Turkey Skillet Hash”
I have mentioned in the past that buying pastry of all sorts is very cheap and easy here. It’s never frozen and there is a lot of variety
I use puff pastry often for little tarts and pizzas, and phyllo dough for samosas, nems and … Continue reading..... “Sausage & Butternut Squash Phyllo Pie; devious electric meters”
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 … Continue reading..... “Sausage, Pasta and Butternut Squash”
I did this in my small slow cooker – it was just big enough.
Yes, I know all the experts say to brown everything first and pre-heat the slow cooker and do this and do that….
To be honest, I just can’t be bothered.
I … Continue reading..... “Slow Cooker Moroccan Chicken, Winter Squash; Christmas market”
This recipe is based on one I found on the Food and Wine site.
I have absolutely no idea how I got there…. I started using Evernote a few years ago to keep track of stuff.
I’m not very good at using it – sporadic … Continue reading..... “Bolognese with Butternut Squash; trivia”
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..... “Pumpkin Gratin; eating hamburgers and the pool”
I was initially skeptical of doing potatoes and winter squashes in the slow cooker.
I was concerned that either the meat would not be as tender as I wanted or the vegetables would be mush.
I now know…. size matters.
For this stew I cut … Continue reading..... “Slow Cooker Pork & Butternut Squash Stew; Paris restaurants”
Rather than buying lamb chops here, which tend to be small, expensive and with a fatty ‘tail’ I don’t want I buy lamb ‘steaks’. These are cut from the bigger end of a leg of lamb, are normally fairly lean and very tender. The have … Continue reading..... “Moroccan Lamb, Butternut Squash; winter”