I have a love-hate relationship with spaghetti squash…..
I love eating it but I hate cooking it.
First – it’s hard.
I use my big cleaver and a mallet to cut it.
Second – it has to be scraped out twice. The initial … Continue reading.....
Butternut squash are big.
Well, at least the ones I grow in my garden are big. They usually supply us with a vegetable side dish for 3 or 4 meals.
A little advance planning makes at least one of those easy.
You can either use … Continue reading.....
Gratins have gotten a bit of a bad reputation in the US.
This could be because they usually are drowned in heavy cream, have lots of butter and way too much cheese.
Not that there’s anything wrong with that – if you can limit your … Continue reading.....
I am such a bad blogger.
I have a habit of reading other food blogs (that’s a good thing), finding recipes I like (also a good thing), forgetting where I saw the recipe (that’s a bad thing) and deciding to make it anyway as best … Continue reading.....
I've had a bad day (see below).
I made this in August and loved it.
I don't have any zucchini left, but, as I'm in the mood for comfort food…. I think I'll try it with chard tonight.
I need comfort food!
I originally made this gratin with spinach – frozen spinach, actually. I always keep a bag of frozen spinach in the freezer and this is a perfect quick vegetable dish when the fridge is empty.
Then I branched out… and discovered it works with any … Continue reading.....
This is what my counter looks like every few days.
Well, not the peaches and nectarines… I buy those every week.
My freezer is full.
It’s time to get creative with tomatoes!
Of course, I still have the zucchini, as well…..
Are you into decorating?
I've been listening to internet radio and one of the ads is promoting buying stuff for your house, basically saying that winter is a good time to do some decorating, tarting things up a bit and all that.
I have no … Continue reading.....