Corn Chowder and Dumplings

So when it was rainy and cloudy and I just wanted to eat soup, I was hesitant to try a corn soup.  I stay away from corn chowders, because I don’t need a bunch of potatoes.

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French Onion Soup

I’m struggling with how to start this post. I just want to repeat “I love french onion soup” over and over, but you still probably won’t understand how much I love it. If I’m at a restaurant that serves french onion soup, I’ll either order it or be depressed until I can go back and order it.

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Butternut Squash Baked Vegetarian Taquitos

Most Mexican places have vegetarian options. Cheese enchiladas, bean and cheese burritos, stuff like that. What I never ever ever see is vegetarian taquitos. It’s a shame because taquitos are basically fried tortillas around (meat) stuffing and it sounds quite delicious.

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Smoky Corn Soup

I’ve been a little obsessed with corn. I’m not sure why, because I’ve never really been a huge corn fan. Yet for some reason, when I went to the grocery store the other day and I saw fresh corn, I couldn’t stop putting more and more in my basket.

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Tofu Stir Fry with Peanut Sauce

So there were 3 good reasons to make stir fry. Use my new knife, make the peanut sauce, use my new specialty (and local) olive oil. Tofu stir fry had to happen.

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Butternut Squash Cranberry Quinoa Fall Dish

The story behind this combination of flavors to create butternut squash cranberry quinoa shows just why I love being a food blogger.
I love to read about food.  Going over a recipe and seeing all the variety of ingredients and studying how they combined them.

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Butternut Squash Pasta Sauce

My absolute best friend in college came to me with a recipe request. She loves butternut squash, but all the frozen butternut squash meals don’t have enough and the veggies get gross.

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Butternut Squash Lasagna

I first had butternut squash in the form of ravioli.  From there, I started trying butternut squash in different recipes (and believe me, I’ve tried a bunch of butternut squash recipes), but I always go back to my first love: pasta.

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Calzones

Calzone recipes are good for a lot of things (like filling hungry bellies), but they were especially handy last week. I was traveling for work for a few days.

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Fresh Linguine

It took me a long time, but I finally did it.  I made my own pasta – fresh linguine at that.

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