Posts Tagged ‘Squash’

Vegetarian Test Nest

Thursday, January 27th, 2011
I’ve had several vegetarian friends request that I do a vegetarian night. With all of the heavy foods around the holidays, and the fact that I think I ate meat everyday for 2 weeks strait, I was feeling the need to lighten it up a bit. I learned a lot about the balance of food, proteins, flavors and textures from my expert vegetarian diners, and I really enjoyed the challenge. My fabulous testers included Joon Shin, Victoria Walters, Sheila O'Connor, April Thibeault and Donovan Bunker. BalaRead More....

Fall Delights – Apple a Day

Saturday, November 20th, 2010
So you might remember the previous post about getting an "Apple a Day" from the Food Network Magazine. I had a bushel of apples from apple picking (hard work climbing those trees to get the good ones). I tried making Apple Chips, but they didn't turn out incredibly well for me. I couldn't slice them thin enough, so maybe by next year I'll have a better tool for that. I made a salad with apples, spinach, leRead More....

November 10, Spiced Ham and Everything Nice

Sunday, November 14th, 2010
I can’t believe we’re already in November, where has the year gone? I realized I hadn’t made a ham yet and figured now would be a perfect time. I’ve made over 200 recipes so far (TEST NEST and all other dishes I’ve tried as I haven’t made anything this year I’ve tried before). My wonderful testers (Gabe Jones, Rebecca Weidler, Bryan Whitchurch, Mbe Agbor, Amber Mackay, Lindsay Orme and Andrea Nielsen) as always brought great laughs and conversation to the dinner table and also wereRead More....