Butternut Squash Soup

I feel out of sorts posting about a soup without my friend Seriously Soupy talking about it  After all, she's been preaching to us for years how easy it is to make soup. Last night for dinner my daughter and I made some Butternut Squash Soup (for the first time), and it was amazing. Let me clarify, it was restaurant-quality, according to my 9-year old son who had just last weekend, ordered a bowl of Butternut Squash soup at a local restaurant. I could not believe how simple it was to prepare the soup.  And, I even cheated and bought the … [Read more...]

Butternut Squash Risotto

Contrary to my children and husband, I don’t eat a lot of carbs.  I’m more of a protein and veggies girl but, if you ask my daughter, she could live off of pasta and rice for the rest of her existence.  So, when I’m trying to diversify our dinnertime routine, I’m always looking for options that I know will be a home run with my kids –like risotto. I don’t have much experience with risotto.  In fact, I only cooked risotto for the first time last year when I made Green Tea Risotto. I recently pinned an amazing recipe for a Farro Butternut … [Read more...]

Seriously Soupy: Butternut Squash and Carrot Soup

It's Seriously Soup day today, featuring one of my favorite bloggers, Serena, who authors a blog called Seriously Soupy.  Serena started Seriously Soupy as a creative outlet for herself after her first daughter was born, which combined her passion for cooking with an interest in learning more about soups and soup making.  Since it started, she has given soup tours and taught soup classes and has a catalog of over 100 soups on the site!  You can join Serena on her Soupy journey at SeriouslySoupy.com and twice a month you can find her here, at My … [Read more...]