Many moons ago, Native Americans in the Pacific Northwest discovered the pleasures of planking—cooking fish on wood over a smoldering fire. Plank grilling is easy. It’s fast and tastes phenomenal. Start with precut wood planks from Russell Veggies or get some from the local cooking stores. Cedar, cherry, hickory, pecan, maple, apple and alder work [...]
This recipe was just given to me by my Aunt Jo. The last time she came to the house I sent her home with loads of yellow squash and asked her to give me one of her recipes for using yellow summer squash. I haven’t fixed it yet but she swears it good. It sounds [...]
A few years ago I found this in one of my Taste of Home magazines and thought I would try it for Kenny. He loved it, of course he loves just about anything that I cook for him. (as long as I just cook something for him) This is not your everyday use of butternut [...]
Kenny’s grandmother used to make this pie for the family. He always talked about “Dal da” and this special pie, I started looking for a recipe so I could try to make it for him. This is the recipe I now use to make this for him and he says it comes close to being [...]
One of the best and most successful dishes I have ever made was Butternut Squash and Roasted Garlic Bisque, courtesy of Epicurious and Bon Appetit. It ripped me, and subsequently many others, out of the halls of squash dislike because rather than relying on the overused habits of squash with sweetness, this soup revels in [...]
The flesh of spaghetti squash comes out in long strands, very much resembling the noodles for which it is named. In this recipe, the ‘noodles’ are tossed with vegetables and feta cheese. You can substitute different vegetables, but be sure to use ones that have contrasting colors.