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 and twice a month you can find her here, at My … [Read more...]

Baked Parmesan Carrot Fries w/ Chilled Cilantro Dipping Sauce

A couple weeks ago I went to an amazing event where culinary artist Clare Crespo showcased many creative ways to have “fun” eating our veggies through edible vegetable art.  Remember, we made a cook veggie flag and a veggie wagon too?  Well, what happens when you’re just not in the mood to construct vegetable-based “sculptures?”  It’s very easy to take a basic veggie, tweak the way you’d normally prepare it, and serve it to your family in an entirely different light.  Take carrots for example.  We eat carrots all the time at dinner.  However, … [Read more...]