Curried Coconut Lentils

Hooray for Pinterest! I have found some fantastic food blogs via other pinners. This one comes from Pinch of Yum and includes a few changes based on what I had in the fridge that week from the CSA – but it is mostly intact. This is a delicious dish – use the full amount of Tom … Continue reading

Sweet Potato and Butternut Chowder

I was describing to my husband the way I made this chowder – an attempt to use up some sweet potatoes and butternut that had set up long term encampments in the cupboard.  I said “well, I used my normal potato chowder.  Only I substituted sausage for bacon.  And sweet potatoes and squash for regular … Continue reading

Roasted Butternut and Pork Chili

This recipe is based on a Cooking Light recipe, but I changed up a bunch of stuff (some ingredients and some prep) so I’m posting my own version: 1 tablespoon olive oil 3/4 cup chopped onion 1 medium garlic clove, minced 1 pound boneless pork shoulder, cut into 1/2-inch pieces 1  tablespoon ancho chili powder … Continue reading

The Return of the Bacon

I don’t know much about growing seasons, but for some reason we get some winter squash in the dead of summer from our CSA. I’m not complaining – I love winter squash. It’s 105 degrees here in Texas today, but I decided to make one of my favorite comfort food recipes anyway. Maybe if I … Continue reading