Stuffed Acorn Squash

One of my favorite things about Fall is the harvest theme. It makes me think of the wine harvest season, the various squashes you see everywhere (learning every year that there are so many delicious ones out there!), and of course, the warm, comfort cooking. Probably my favorite squash to make is the acorn squash. … More Stuffed Acorn Squash


In honor of Yom Kippur, I’m “blank blogging” today!! I love food and drink so much and this is test of willpower – to fast all day is quite a feat.  Mind over tummy.  I have to stay away from the house. I have to buy things I don’t need like another pair of shoes. … More [BLANK]

Gorgonzola Mashed Cauliflower (a.k.a. Faux-tatoes) 

No, not potatoes – cauliflower. Yes, you can pass this cruciferous creature off as mashed potatoes. Or at least get very close! And you’re cutting nearly all the carbs (like I’ve said before, save the carbs for glass!).  Boil the cauliflower til soft. I added a little asparagus for color and I saved the tips … More Gorgonzola Mashed Cauliflower (a.k.a. Faux-tatoes) 

Bacon Bump-up

Not that bacon needs any enhancements, but we all have our favorite nuances about it. The crisp, the crunch, the chew, the salt, the sweet, the thin and the thick. Bacon is always a good thing. I’ve heard it’s the nitrates that give it that mouthwatering smell and addictive taste. Who cares, it’s fantastic. It … More Bacon Bump-up