We had some pie pumpkins from Halloween and Thanksgiving that I wanted to use up. I popped them in the Instant Pot for 20 minutes. They came out easy to peel and easy to purée. That purée was used to make a few pumpkin dishes, but I think this oatmeal was my favorite. The pumpkin… Continue reading Pumpkin Oatmeal
Ok here it is, my ‘go to’ brunch. It is easy and can be executed a gazillion different ways. It’s an open faced sandwich, usually on Italian bread or baguette slices. Topping it with a fried or poached egg is optional but encouraged. Then I serve it with a side salad made up of whatever I… Continue reading Easy Ideas for New Years (or anytime) Brunch
So there is a lot happening here, but somehow it works. I realize when I blog about food, a lot of what I post are accidents. Like me having to work with what we have when we need to go to the store, (this morning) forcing me to be creative. Sometimes it works out. Sometimes… Continue reading Chorizo Biscuit Breakfast Sandwich
I love roasted veggies. Not only is it easy, but it’s a tasty and low maintenance way to use up produce. Now, I am not a huge potato eater. It’s not that I don’t like them, but I can for sure go without and not miss them very much. Recently though there was a weekend… Continue reading The Most Perfect Herb Roasted Potatoes
Many years ago for Christmas, my older sister printed off some family recipes and put them in a binder for us to start a family cookbook. This weekend I found this recipe for my late grandmother’s apple pumpkin streusel muffins. I ran out of streusel topping and was too lazy to make more (even though… Continue reading Grandma Ada’s Apple Pumpkin Streusel Muffins and a thanks for the Meet and Greet!
This green chili breakfast casserole is quick, easy, and low carb. You could still serve it with toast, and it could also be made vegetarian easily. I like to make it on the weekend and then heat up any leftovers for breakfast at the beginning of the week. You can also double the recipe if… Continue reading Easy Green Chile Breakfast Casserole
I’ve posted about fritter making before. You should hop over and check it out. Making fritters this time of year is a great way to use up veggies from your garden. In our case it’s squash. I made a batch of squash and basil fritters yesterday. We had them with lunch along with a salad and smoked… Continue reading Garden Summer Squash and Basil Fritters