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Spicy Strata Recipe

My husband’s favorite ingredient is jalapeños. He looks for an excuse to eat them (usually raw) with nearly every meal. Sometime I beat him to the punch and cook with them. I had a loaf of bread that was starting to get stale so I made this fantastic strata. Stratas […]

Broccoli takes center stage in this pesto

I absolutely love a good pesto. Most often, pesto is made with basil but it totally doesn’t have to be the star. The broccoli took the leading role in this dish. I paired it with some feta that I bought at the farmers market and a little lemon juice kept […]

Bacon Wrapped Asparagus

Sometimes I get in an asparagus rut. I make the same ol’ asparagus spears sautéed in butter and garlic. Now, don’t get me wrong – That is delicious in itself…but I wanted something more decadent. So what’s a girl to do? Wrap it in bacon, of course.

Butternut Squash Pie

Butternut Squash….PIE? Yep, pie! This delicious pie tastes very similar to pumpkin pie, and a great way to use up your squash if you aren’t the greatest fan of it in a savory application. This pie graced my Thanksgiving table this year as the featured dessert, and received rave reviews […]

Molasses Quick Bread

Molasses is so full of health benefits, one of which is iron. This bread has a amazing taste and when served with orange honey butter it really hits the spot. In the recipe I happen to be able to use some raisins I made from a bountiful basket add on. […]

Cajun Baked Beans

If you like a kick to your baked beans then this recipe is for you. It has spice with just enough heat to make you smile. PrintCajun Baked Beans Prep Time: Cook Time: Ingredients3 cups dry pinto beans 2 -14.5 ounce Mexican style stewed tomatoes 1 small diced onion 1 […]

Homemade Fig Granola or Bars

Why not show your family just how much you love them. A few minutes with a few ingredients can make something totally amazing. This is a healthy alternative to the store bought ones.   PrintHomemade Fig Granola or Bars Prep Time: Cook Time: Ingredients1 7oz package figs (for bars use 2 […]

What about Molasses?

Mmmm. Molasses. More specifically, Blackstrap Molasses. What exactly is molasses? Simply put, molasses is the thick syrup that is produced when sugar cane or sugar beets are processed to make the refined sugar that we are all used to. But, where that refined sugar is destined for the baking aisle […]

Spiced Crust-less Butternut Squash Tart

This has to be the easiest and best butternut squash recipe I have found. It is not really sweet, has no crust, and is perfect for a light after dinner treat. I don’t feel bad about enjoying this one at all and I hope you won’t either.

Super Easy Butternut Bacon Tart

 Butternut squash is one of my favorite vegetables. There are so many ways to use it, savory or sweet. This is a fancy looking but easy way that uses puff pastry shells from the store. Add you favorite salad and you have a wonderful meal.