Month: October 2020

Butternut Squash

Autumn is here, and I always manage to stockpile a variety of squash. Butternut squash is one of my favorites; however, I also enjoy spaghetti squash, acorn squash, etc.  Today I want to focus on butternut squash because it’s the most versatile in soups. Squash has always been highly valued and widely cultivated by indigenous people in …

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Butternut Squash and Pear Soup

Rob and I were in Hood River one Autumn day, and we decided to have dinner at Celilo Restaurant on Oak Street.  Their chef is always whipping up exciting soups.  This particular night he was featuring a butternut squash pear soup.  Knowing that I love all things butternut squash, I had to try it. I loved it.  I knew …

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Butternut Squash and Porcini Mushroom Soup

This savory butternut squash soup is one of my favorites. The rosemary herbs make this soup special, and your kitchen will smell amazing.

You can use vegetable stock to make this plant-based.

Chocolate Muffins

[Paleo, Gluten Free & a Keto Option] I’m always trying to perfect these muffins because, in my opinion, almond flour makes everything dry.  I think the trick is to use coconut oil for these muffins.  Every time I use ghee, they are dry. I added the Cayenne powder to my last batch. Holy moly, they were delicious. …

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Garlic Confit

Confit (/kɒnfi/, French pronunciation: ​[kɔ̃fi]) (from the French word confire, literally “to preserve”) is any type of food that is cooked slowly over a long period of time as a method of preservation. In meat cooking, this requires the meat to be salted as part of the preservation process. For those unfamiliar, confit is a …

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Fire Cider

Fire cider has been touted as a folk remedy for generations, said to combat the flu and even the common cold, among other things, including aiding digestion and boosting the immune system.   Print Recipe Fire Cider Fire Cider is an immune-boosting elixir. Flu and cold season are upon us, and I should have made this …

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