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Whole Wheat Spaetzle With Butternut Squash

Spaetzle are delicious, soft, noodle-like, little dumplings that are commonly found in German and Austrian cuisines. Pronounced “SHPAYT-zlee” – attempting to make homemade spaetzle has been on both Jack’s and my ‘culinary bucket list’ for a long time – so we recently gave it a try! As we often like to do, we wanted to […]

Butternut Squash Purée (Prepared 3 Ways)

Today we’re sharing a little cooking experiment with all of you! We’ve made Butternut Squash Purée but each of the three recipes has been prepared in a different way! Our cooking experiment started with the exact same variety of butternut squash that we grew in our garden this summer and typically found at most supermarkets.  […]

Baked Winter Squash and Apple Casserole with Crispy Topping

Last weekend, I walked into our kitchen to the wonderful smells of my husband Jack cooking up a new recipe. He was also talking to himself, muttering “Oh my God – this is good…” and Jack seemed especially pleased with his culinary creation! That ‘creation’ was today’s recipe for Baked Winter Squash and Apple Casserole […]

Butternut Squash and Chicken Chowder

On most weekends, I’m the first person in our house to wake up. As much as I try to sleep in a little bit – even without an alarm set – my internal clock has me waking up right around 6 am which is the exact same time that I wake up during the school […]

Butternut Squash Parmesan with Linguine

I mentioned in yesterday’s post that we still have a ton of butternut squash that we harvested from our prolific garden this past summer – including one that was extremely large in size! So the wheels in my husband Jack’s mind have been turning over the last few weeks – dreaming up new and delicious […]

Butternut Squash Pasta Sauce

Move over Alfredo, there’s a new sauce in town! And its name is Butternut Squash Pasta Sauce! Coming from a gal who pretty much always orders some sort of cheesy, creamy Alfredo pasta dish anytime we go out to an Italian restaurant – this was a pretty big deal when I told my husband Jack that […]

Autumn Pork Stew

With the cooler weather here and leaves starting to fall off the trees – it’s all about the comfort food! Our Autumn Pork Stew is the perfect thing to serve on a cool Fall evening! This delicious stew also takes advantage of fresh produce found at the supermarket this time of the year – like […]

Smoked Ham with Butternut Squash over Noodles

This post is sponsored by Jones Dairy Farm. All opinions are 100% mine. We’re so thrilled to be partnering with Jones Dairy Farm to create and share some delicious recipes with you this summer – starting with this Smoked Ham with Butternut Squash over Noodles! This recipe is pure comfort-in-a-bowl, and your family is sure […]

Farro with Butternut Squash and Baby Kale

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of P.F. Chang’s for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Fall is my favorite time of year!  I love the cooler weather…the holidays at this time of year… but I especially love all of the foods that come with the fall harvest.  Our recipe for […]

Fall Harvest Vegetarian Corn and Butternut Chowder

Today’s recipe for Fall Harvest Vegetarian Corn and Butternut Chowder was developed as our submission to the Very Vegetarian Recipe Challenge sponsored by OXO and Plated – and we’re so excited to share this fantastic chowder with everyone today! OXO, known for their innovative kitchen tools and other consumer products that make everyday living easier […]

Butternut Squash Risotto

We’ve had great luck growing butternut squash in our garden this summer and we’re enjoying the fruits of our labor with this delicious Butternut Squash Risotto! This recipe uses the same basic risotto recipe from our popular Mushroom Risotto recipe.  We’ve replaced the sautéed mushrooms with some diced, caramelized butternut squash that has been seasoned […]

Butternut Squash and Sausage Chili

Today we’re sharing another one of our quick and delicious dinner ideas for those days when schedules are completely hectic!  This Butternut Squash and Sausage Chili is super flavorful and cooks up in about twenty minutes! It’s a non-traditional but very good chili recipe made with sweet Italian sausage, freshly chopped sage and canned cannellini […]

Roasted Butternut Squash and Swiss Chard

There’s an old culinary proverb that says: You first eat with your eyes.  This recipe for Roasted Butternut Squash and Swiss Chard combines the gorgeous colors (and flavors too) of roasted butternut squash, Swiss chard, roasted garlic, pine nuts, dried cranberries, shallots and sage into a dish that is quintessential fall and is a feast […]