Category Archives: Vegetables

Roasted Parsnips and Carrots- Delicious Fall Root Vegetable Recipe

With the arrival of fall and winter, it is nice to enjoy some of the root vegetables that are more common to cooler weather.  Carrots and their fair cousin—parsnips—are perfect for this. If you haven’t ever tried a parsnip, you … Continue reading

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Shrimp and Corn Soup

As the temperature drops, our appreciation of a warm bowl of soup increases.  My family really enjoys this soup recipe because it has a little something for everyone. I love the cilantro, my kids love the sweetness of the corn, … Continue reading

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Rice Pilaf in Winter Squash

I’ve really enjoyed cooking with all of the winter squash that are abundant this time of the year.  In addition to being beautiful, they are very inexpensive at my local farmer’s market.  You can find step-by-step instructions on how to … Continue reading

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White Potatoes or Sweet Potatoes? Why not both?

I’m planning my family’s feast for Thanksgiving this year and one of our big debates is about the potatoes…regular potatoes or sweet potatoes? My family is divided on favorites, but with such a small crowd I’m not going to make two separate dishes.  Instead … Continue reading

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Cinna-Spicy Winter Squash

I love the cinnamon spice flavor of this dish and my kids love it both hot and cold.  It is even good (if you have any leftover) as breakfast, stirred in with a little oatmeal.   Don’t be intimidated by the … Continue reading

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