Curried Butternut Squash Soup
Last Christmas, my husband’s family all gathered in California to spend a week together. It was that week of bizarre weather when it drizzled almost nonstop…and every native Californian freaked out and half the roads closed (as a Virginian, I found this reaction about as silly as how Richmonders behave if there’s a possibility of […]
Spicy Roasted Squash Seeds
My family was never really big on appetizers. But that’s probably because my mom is super punctual. When she says, “Dinner will be around 2:00,” you can be pretty sure we will be eating no later than 2:30. Amazing. I, on the other hand, notoriously underestimate how long a meal will take to prepare. I […]
So, question. What makes a pizza a pizza? Seriously…write me and let me know what you think. Give me examples. Convince me. I’m honestly not sure which combination of ingredients from all the foods we Americans call pizza is absolutely necessary to justify naming your dish pizza. The Italians are probably indignant when they see […]
Garlic-Chili-Lime Acorn Squash
How do I love Fall squash? Let me count the ways… Or rather, let me show you! Quick, go find the two most beautiful acorn squash in your grocery store and meet me back here! I promise you will love this combination of sweet squash and tangy, garlicky, ever so slightly spicy vinaigrette.