Quinoa Stuffed Squash

Acorn Squash and Sage Brown Butter Spaghetti

Yes, it’s another squash recipe.  I can’t help it, I’ve already eaten 8 of them this fall!  This one is an acorn squash pasta recipe, no not pasta made of acorn squash, but spaghetti noodles with big beautiful chunks of acorn squash, a super savory sage brown butter sauce, and loads of freshly grated parmesan.  It’s so good that my husband actually asks for leftovers to take to work the next day *GASP!*.  This man does not typically like leftovers!

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Pumpkin Cream Cheese Spread

I’m a sucker for pumpkin cheesecake, it’s one of the few desserts that I have true difficulty resisting.  I don’t have a big sweet tooth but I’m quite the cheese addict and I love pumpkin recipes, put the two together and common sense goes out the window.  I set out to make a pumpkin cream cheese dip that could satisfy that craving but be a little lighter on my waistline.

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Chanterelle Sirloin Pasta

Growing up I thought that mushroom meant those little white button mushrooms that you buy in a blue styrofoam container.  But eventually I discovered the world of mushrooms, and what a wonderful world it is!  Mushrooms vary in texture and flavor, and one of my newest tries is the lovely chanterelle mushroom.

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How to Make Grilled Oysters in the Oven

grilled kumamoto oysters

These are the oysters I served at our all local ingredient Christmas dinner party last week.  If you head there and watch the video you’ll see Eric and I eating ours raw!  But not everyone likes raw oysters, so here’s a really simple recipe for grilled oysters without a grill.  We like cooking them under the broiler if it’s the middle of winter and we don’t want to go out in the cold to grill oysters.  I’ll also walk you through how to preserve fresh oysters if they’re not being eaten immediately.

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