I know, many of you probably have a butternut squash soup recipe in your trusted cooking index. Your recipe is possibly the only one you’ll ever need because it’s simple, comforting and amazing. Am I right? We also have a stand-by recipe that we’ve stood by for years. It’s hearty and flavorful to the very […]
My conversation with Mom last week ended up with her asking, again, when Todd and I were going to have kids. Like every Mom I know, there’s joys at being a Grandmother that can never be explained. I understand this happiness and it’s never a bad thing to yearn to hold a Grand-baby of your […]
Re-Awakened. That’s how I would describe the aftermath of traveling. Even as aware as we try to be at home, it is easy to fall into our routines. We tend to focus on the familiar and filter out the rest. There is comfort and warmth in the familiar. However sometimes something exceptional is right under […]
Films and Food. Oh, when they are good, they are sooooo good. Usually it is separately, however there are instances when together they’ve grown into bosom buddies in our mysterious minds. “Goddamn, that’s a pretty fu**ing good milkshake.” “Told ya.” “I don’t know if it’s worth five dollars, but it’s pretty fu**ing good” I can’t […]
Before writing this post I almost stumbled into saying that some of our other pumpkin recipes were boring. But then after reading another’s brilliant post on a completely different non-food topic, I realized this wasn’t accurate. Skilled writers are more than a mere pleasure to read, they make you think. Their words stimulate the mind, […]
Baked acorn squash was never a dish that I obsessed over. Because of my love of butternut squash, acorn squash always seemed to hide in in the shadows of my other squash love affairs. It wasn’t until I started food blogging that I really understood the appeal of these cute acorn shaped globes.
We get terribly excited about butternut squash when Fall arrives. Or maybe it’s the opposite and we get excited about Fall because of butternut squash. Either way, this sexy, curvaceous shaped looking gourd is a sign that the holidays are around the corner and we’ll be pacing ourselves with back to back feasts. Time to hit the […]
Don’t laugh cold weather folks, but by my mild Los Angeles weather radar, it’s been flipping freezing out here. Last week the weather dipped down to almost 40ºF and I was layered in so many clothes, Todd couldn’t even recognize who he was sleeping with. Yes, I take all my fleece layers to bed because […]