Tag Archives: squash

Baked Squash Casserole, food from my garden

Squash casserole is one of my favorite comfort food dishes. When I was a teenager, my Mother and I would go to a restaurant called “The Black-eyed Pea” and order veggie plates. Plates full of broccoli rice casserole, fried okra, cheese-y broccoli soup and the most amazing squash casserole. It was one of our favorite …

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Food from my Garden

This is the 2nd bunch of squash I’ve gathered. Meet Quasi-mato. He’s a happy little tomato with a hump. Quasi-mato is hanging out on my window sill in hope that his hump will ripen. Later this week I’ll have a squash casserole recipe for you. It’s vegetarian friendly, but not a vegan recipe.

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Pumpkin Chips? This week in Fail……

Yes, I said pumpkin chips. Crisp and chewy….strange And I said FAIL. I’m down to two pumpkins left.  Can you believe it?  I decided to try something different with this pumpkin. After an evening of dinner failure, that resulted in a dinner out.  Okay, that deserves more of an explanation.  I planned to make a …

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Good Morning Pie

Of course, I made pumpkin pie with one of the Halloween pumpkins I’m not a robot. Okay, I dressed up as a robot wife for Halloween, but I’m fairly sure I am not a Stepford wife. I guess I’d be the last one to know though huh? Yes, it’s true, I’m eating pie for breakfast. …

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Kabocha squash- an unusual suspect

Yesterday I showed you my lovely squash.  Don’t get cheeky, I’m talking about these squash. Can Texans say cheeky and get away with it?  Here’s hoping the answer is yes! 😀 I oven roasted the kabocha squash, which I keep mispronouncing as kobayashi… making me think of Mr. Kobayashi, making me think of  The Usual …

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My three squashes and the end of summer

I hope you all had a wonderful weekend.  Here in the United States and Canada, today is a holiday.  It’s Labor Day. If you’re not from the United States or Canada, here’s a little info on the holiday. This info is via Wikipedia and Answers.com Labor Day. The first Monday in September, observed as a …

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Kids ~VS~ Veggies…

I hope you all had a wonderful weekend! We had a very nice weekend. School starts today. This is bittersweet. While I am glad to have a little time to myself to chill out, shop or clean…I will miss them. A lot. Since I’ve got kiddo on the brain, I have a kid-centric post for …

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Garden Gab Week 20…Feeling Hot, Hot, Hot!

The weather here is HOT, that’s not a shocker or a secret. Today is the 35th day in a row that the temperature is expected to hit 100 deg F or higher.  Today is expected to be 107 deg F.   In fact my entire 7 day outlook is 100 deg F or higher.  Meh. The …

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Farmer’s Market, jam and dried herbs

Monday,  I was a busy girl. It’s true. The 107F degree heat, a yucky sinus headache and the threat of rolling blackouts did not faze me (much). My daughter and I went to the Farmer’s Market. Here is what we bought. We bought leeks corn onions peaches 8-ball squash garlic avocados zucchini and yellow squash …

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Garden Gab week 19 ~ Food for my family

I’ve been negative lately about the heat. I need to work on that. Gardening makes me happy. It provides food for my family and friends. It relieves stress, and it’s my “thing”. I’m 19 weeks in to gardening this season. 19 weeks seems like a lot, but in gardening it’s very little time. My carrots …

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