Italian Spaghetti Squash Casserole

Italian Spaghetti Squash Casserole

If you are ready to jump from the pumpkin cart and take a gander at some of the other wonderful fruits of fall I have a great place to get your started. Try spaghetti squash. Spaghetti squash has a really cool quality in that it naturally shreds into noodles. I don’t think it tastes like pasta but it can be…

Read More→

Why is Pumpkin the Coolest Squash

What’s the Deal with Pumpkin? Other Squash are Cool Too!

Before I get completely carried away, a word about the classification of pumpkins: From a botanical perspective pumpkins, and other squash, are fruits, because we are talking about the fleshy meat surrounding the seeds of the plant. From a culinary perspective, and for the purposes of this article, I am calling squash a vegetable. Also, according to a very scientific…

Read More→

Fresh Peach and Rhubarb Sorbet-1-2

Fresh Peach and Rhubarb Sorbet

Last week my friends at Farmstr slipped me a box of peaches. (They have more stone fruit – get yours before they are gone!) Each velvety peach was perfectly ripe. Nested in their shallow box they looked like an August sunset. I knew right away what to do with the first few, make a luscious, fruit forward, subtly sweet, sunny…

Read More→

A Guide to U-Picking Berries | Our Lady of Second Helpings

Top Tips for U-Pick Berry Success

We are so blessed in the Pacific Northwest to have a climate well suited to growing all sorts of berries. We are also blessed that it is not particularly difficult to get out of the developed areas and visit berry farms or woods where the uncultivated native varieties grow. At the peak of their growing season berries get to be…

Read More→

Close

Loading ...

Sorry :(

Can't connect ... Please try again later.