Spicy Thai Pumpkin Soup

Soup season is here, for sure. And, pumpkins abound. The winter warmth that soup provides is all too important this time of year, as we nourish and feed the heart and soul. I personally adore pumpkin in any and every way – especially with a savory spin, as well as with a little bit of…

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Spaghetti Squash Soup with Sage Brown Butter

Now that autumn is officially here, folks are going crazy for pumpkins ~ and any type of winter squash, really. Butternut this, acorn that. I love to try my hand at using the more obscure sweet squash in my recipes: kabocha, delicata, hubbard, and a newly discovered “butterkin” (I believe this to be a cross…

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Chicken Avocado Squash Pot

      **Disclaimer… I’m highly embarrassed in regards to these photos. I’ve been stockpiling posts…and this one has been in the hopper for some time. Late at night…iPhone = no bueno. I promise it was gooooooood. It’s a bowl. It’s a little squash. It’s kind of like a “pot,” and it’s filled with chicken…

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Buttery Sage and Pumpkin

Again, it may seem like pumpkin season is behind us, but really, who are we kidding? Pumpkin deliciousness is always welcomed in our home. After all, we are connoisseurs of the beloved winter squash in any and all variety. With a bit of pumpkin-sage quiche lingering on my palate, a simple dinner delight of delectable…

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Hibiscus Peppercorn Dusted Delicata

I have been dreaming of delicata for quite some time now. Between the dense deliciousness of kabocha squash and the simple elegance of delicata, I have a hard time deciding which winter squash truly wins my heart. Today it is the delicata. The sweet gourd has been in season for several weeks ~ or even…

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Kale Butta’ and Kabocha, Baby!

Unfortunately I was ill-prepared in the lighting and photography arena when I whipped up this dinner the other night.  The photos are too dark and unsatisfying. Fortunately, though, it was so darn amazing, I’ll be pulling together another batch very soon ~ with perhaps some photos to boot. One of my specialities when working at…

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Carnival Crazy Sausage Stuffed Squash

As a winter squash lover, kabocha and delicata will most certainly always take the cake in my squash selection. However, there are times when creating a bit of excitement and a little kitchen carnival craze becomes necessary. ~ So enters the Carnival Squash: The Carnival squash is distinguished by its deeply furrowed top-shape and of…

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Cocoa Chili Kissed Cauliflower

More than just cauliflower, this sweetly spicy and nutty creation of goodness involves unsweetened chocolate, cinnamon, chili powder, coconut oil – and beyond the best “Cs” in the food world – delicata squash.  It is oh, so delicious, really.  Really. With the intention of creating something a bit unique, the dusting of the cocoa and…

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