It’s Zippy Tip Tuesday!
If you’ve ever tried to crack into a butternut squash, you know that it can seem like quite a daunting task.
The outer shell is extremely rock-like. And its odd, roly poly, irregular shape is not what you’d call user-friendly on a cutting board. […]
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Got Spaghetti Squash?
Fall is officially upon us, which means that squash are plentiful right now. And with recipes like my Spaghetti Squash Pad Thai, and the latest S’ghetti-Q Squash, I thought it might be a good idea to review my video on preparing the noodle-like squash.
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S.O. and I had the loveliest time dining at our friend Lynn’s last week. Lynn just loves to “put on the dog” when it comes to fixing a good meal. Back in the day, she worked at a junior high school as a Home Economics teacher. So preparing […]
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Summer isn’t over till the last zucchini or yellow squash has been sliced, shredded, pickled, grilled, stuffed or pulverized. And since we’re all pretty aware that I have done my duty to give us some new ideas in this category (Can we say Chocolate Cherry Zucchini Cake, Corn-berry […]
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with Cherry Bourbon Butter Sauce!
I have spent the most grand and glorious last few days in Door County, WI with my mom and aunt. We have shopped, we have toured, we have walked, and (oh my) have we eaten!
Of course we did the local whitefish boil at Pelletier’s:
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It’s not too often that I get to cook for my in-laws.
Two weeks ago, S.O.’s brother Eric (who lives a few hours away) brought their mother up here for a visit. I fixed a summer harvest feast of a supper: Caribbean jerk pork burger sliders with mini pretzel […]
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with Peach Liqueur Cream!
As promised: another recipe to use up our seemingly endless supply of zucchini.
BUT, this recipe actually features peaches. As a part of the Lady Behind the Curtain Dessert Challenge, we were enticed to create a dessert using both peaches and cream.
Upside-Down Peach Zucchini Cake
It’s Zippy Tip Tuesday!
Have you ever added vegetables, such as cucumber or zucchini to recipes, only to have your dish turn into a soggy watery mess?
Cole slaw turns to soup.
Eggplant Parmesan changes into a soppy stew.
Cucumber salad becomes a puddle.
Continue reading Salt Watery Vegetables to Draw Moisture
They’re taunting me.
It’s like they’re saying, would ya please come up with something?
I swear, that pile of zukes and yellow squash from Dad’s garden is multiplying when I’m not looking. I’ve made the usual suspects–zucchini bread, zucchini casserole, zucchini boats, sautéed […]
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