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. (more…)
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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.
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.
We’ve all been there. Its 4:45, you’re trying to get supper together and in the oven, and you need a can of green chiles…but there are none in the pantry! So, stock up on roasted green chiles in the freezer when you can! I love using them fresh, but sometimes I spend a day putting them up for later when they are offered by the case. (more…)
I have been really geeking out on making plans for my Asian pack. So many yummy options, so little time. I finally executed some of those ideas tonight. This was a great week night dinner because it came together quickly and the result was delicious. It was so good that my five year old was angry that she got two and her dad put SEVEN (yes, seven) on his plate. She quickly snatched two from his plate for herself.
In addition to being easy and scrumptious, this recipe is really adaptable. A lot of times I feel like I don’t make “recipes”, I just have concepts that I use to fit whatever ingredients I have on hand. This is one of those “recipes”. I am just laying the framework but it is super flexible. I used ground turkey because I had it in the fridge but any ground or shredded meat would be splendid and I used bell pepper because I needed to use them up but any number of vegetables would be fantastic (carrots, celery, peas, etc). (more…)
Sometimes you just feel like giving your family a special treat. With this Chocolate Fettuccine & Strawberries you can do just that. Plus using the fresh produce from your basket makes it even better.
Thanks to Bountiful Baskets I can not only make my cake I can eat it too. I used my homemade applesauce and fresh zucchini from one of my baskets to make a moist and light cake. I did a semi sweet chip frosting to keep it simple. Every one deserves a special treat once in a while so why not try this, you won’t be disappointed.
I am so in love with the young Thai White coconut we got in a basket. There are so many ways to enjoy them and this is at the top of my list. In the notes you will see how to make your own coconut milk to use in this recipe.