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making spaghetti squash strands
Spaghetti squash is a fun and versatile fall and winter vegetable that can be used as an alternative to pasta or as it’s own delicious ingredient, but it can be intimidating and time consuming to cook. Not anymore! Here are my tips on how to cook spaghetti squash in the microwave, as well as a simple recipe to get you started. What is Spaghetti Squash? Spaghetti squash is a member of the winter squash family.
holiday eating
The holidays… the treats are plentiful, the food is rich, and the drinks enticing. Here are my tips to enjoy holiday eating without the guilt. We’ve reached that time of year when the treats are plentiful, the food is rich, and the drinks enticing. We’ve also reached the moment when many of us start to make deals with ourselves: “I’ll go all out until the New Year and then I’ll reset in a big way.”
Italian Shotgun Wedding Soup
Is there anything more soothing than a big, warm bowl of soup or stew? Now that winter is here, I thought it would be a good moment to talk about how to make great soups and stews. I love soups and stews. They are so nourishing, comforting, endlessly variable, and simple to prepare. Also, as a busy parent, I love them for two very specific reasons: I have found them to be a great vehicle
Holiday Family Meal
The family is gathering around the table for holiday festivities. Everyone is looking forward to a beautiful meal full of flavor, abundant food offerings, and gratitude. But then there is your child who is scowling, or maybe even refusing to come to the table. You feel embarrassed, perhaps angry, and worry that your in-laws, your own family, or your friends will judge your child or even you. The tension mounts… This is not going to
Leftovers
Is your fridge bursting with leftovers after the big day? Here are some recipes that use up Thanksgiving leftovers that will bring new life to your table. I adore the foods on Thanksgiving. I love them on the big day, but if I am being honest, I love them even more as leftovers. Growing up, my brother and I always looked forward to the day after Thanksgiving more than the actual day because of one