Category Archives: Recipes for Winter

Winter Squash Chalupa with Fresh Tomatillo Salsa

It’s no secret that I love fall.  So part of my culinary mission this time of year is to incorporate as many fall ingredients into my menu as I can.  This often translates into taking old favorites and re-inventing them.  I grew … Continue reading

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Preparing Winter Squash: Grill vs. Oven

Few foods symbolize a season like the winter squash.  As soon as bright orange pumpkins and deep green acorn squashes dot the markets, our wardrobes are suddenly given permission to take on the same fall colors despite the thermometer reading.  Granted, … Continue reading

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Better-than-Pumpkin Cushaw Pie [REVISED – Now with low glycemic option]

I know what you’re thinking.  This does not look like the basis for a better-than-pumpkin pie.  I wish someone would explain to me how this funny, pot-bellied, green-and-white-striped squash has heretofore escaped my food bank.  Or why it has not overtaken pumpkin … Continue reading

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A Very Dangerous Mayo

Mayonnaise is one of the condiments that I can usually pass up.  I like it okay but I usually won’t take the time to take it out of the fridge to add to a sandwich (B.L.T.s being the exception).  But, being a … Continue reading

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When Life Hands You Lice, Make Cake!

Nit-pickin’ good. Tuesday was going to be duck-egg-cake-making-day.  I was excited to use the duck eggs I picked up Saturday.  Duck eggs are superior nutritionally to chicken eggs in almost every category, but that’s not the reason they are sought … Continue reading

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Watermelon-Arugula Salad

The nice thing about the Texas growing season is that some things grow year round.  Arugula is one of them.  I have a confession to make, though.  I hated arugula at first.  When Stacey handed me my share of arugula … Continue reading

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