Tag Archives: squash

Happy New Year 2017

We’re invited over to a neighbor’s tonight at 10:00 p.m. for a New Year’s celebration.  Our refrigerator is choked with leftover odds and ends.  I’ll be cooking again tomorrow, a boneless lamb roast from New Zealand, and thought I could make a … Continue reading

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Pork Loin Envy

Inspiration for this recipe comes from Virginia over at Our Growing Paynes who made a gorgeous looking pork loin, coating it with garlic mustard, red wine vinegar and olive oil.  I liked the sound of that and I just happened to … Continue reading

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Veal Stuffed Mini Peppers and Patty Pan Squash

I saw some patty pan squash in the market and I’d never cooked it before, so I politely asked the stall owner about French recipes for the squash.  Not very exciting, I thought.  But I just happened to have some … Continue reading

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Mirliton a la Creole

Mirliton or chayote is a wonderful, mild flavored squash that I was first introduced to in Haiti.  Steamed, stuffed or mixed with spicy shrimp, mirliton is a vegetable that appeals to  most.  Or should.  Versatile, it can be eaten alone … Continue reading

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Boudin Noir, Potimarron and Pommes Mini Casseroles

I’ve noticed a new thing in the market this past week, potimarron squash.   I love squash as long as it’s plainly cooked; none of that 1950s marshmallows, brown sugar and nuts for me!  No ma’am! This squash is bright … Continue reading

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