“Back-to-Our-Roots Soup”

Favorite FoodieBook Friday! A root vegetable soup to warm the soul! Inspired by The Year of Soup by Howard Reiss, this creamy, smooth, root vegetable soup is a "...smooth, thick, mildly sweet puree that most everyone enjoys and which will stand up to any salad or bread, as well as your most assertive worries." After … Continue reading “Back-to-Our-Roots Soup”

My Latest obsession, SKILLET BREAD. This No Knead Cheddar Skillet Bread with White Pepper is an homage to grandmas pizza.

This chewy bread was inspired by last weeks No Knead Skillet Olive bread. It was so good that I wanted to try a new skillet bread. Since it's reminiscent of focaccia, I thought of grandma's pizza. Grandma used to put white pepper on the crust of her homemade pizza. It gave it a mysterious kick … Continue reading My Latest obsession, SKILLET BREAD. This No Knead Cheddar Skillet Bread with White Pepper is an homage to grandmas pizza.

Favorite FoodieBooks Friday!

No Knead Olive Skillet Bread This FoodieBook Friday is a revisit to last weeks Pecan & Cherry Stuffed Squash post. I've had several requests to post the full No Knead Olive Skillet Bread recipe. It's an amazingly moist, easy to make, garlicky, yeasty, salty, olivey treat! This bread is reminiscent of focaccia bread. It's chewy … Continue reading Favorite FoodieBooks Friday!

Not my Mother’s Stuffed Acorn Squash!

This stuffed acorn squash is a delightfully easy, sweet and savory dish! It was Easter Sunday and I was recovering from a terrible spring cold. We had no dinner plans, no thawed or fresh meat or seafood, and I was feeling weak, tired and very uninspired. I turned to my iPad and pulled up WordPress … Continue reading Not my Mother’s Stuffed Acorn Squash!

Asparagus, to peel or not to peel?

I like to peel it, especially when making Quick Microwave Steamed Asparagus. Am I the only one who peels their asparagus in order to get every inch of asparagus goodness out of a bundle? It's kind of a pain, but I like that I can salvage more of the veggie, especially the fat tough stalks!  … Continue reading Asparagus, to peel or not to peel?

Favorite FoodieBook Friday

CHURROS! This week I had to make churros. I've never made them before, but in the past two books I've read, churros were mentioned thirteen times! While I read (re-re-re-read) The Lost Recipe for Happiness, by Barbara O'Neal last week my mouth watered over "Tansy's Churros" recipe. It's really a simple recipe combining eggs, flour, … Continue reading Favorite FoodieBook Friday