Squash Casserole

squash casserole

Squash casserole. That’s what you make when squash season is here! You can add squash to garden salad, serve it raw on a vegetable tray, or saute it with onions or snow peas. Then you can make a squash casserole. What I like about this recipe is that you can do it up to a day ahead and then pop it in the oven. Certainly it can be mixed in the morning and not served … Read more

Snow Peas and Squash

snow peas and squash

Summer is a wonderful time to enjoy fresh vegetables. Even if you don’t have a garden, you can purchase vegetables at Farmer’s Markets or roadside stands.  When you’re planning your menu, consider varieties of color, taste, and texture. There are opportunities to mix and match many different vegetables.  When you don’t have enough of one vegetable,  add another one to the mix.   For this recipe, I used snow peas and yellow squash, all fresh from … Read more

Summer Squash – Sauteed

Sweet summer squash. Dave’s favorite way to be served this vegetable is to have it sauteed with onions and bacon. If you don’t want to use bacon, then use some bacon grease. That’s right. A tablespoon will do. Save some of your “fat” when you fry up some bacon. It can be stored at room temperature for several weeks. Add some sea salt and pepper if you’d like, and saute away. You can serve some … Read more

Savory Chicken Strudel Sandwiches

Strudel sandwiches This recipe is so easy to do. If you’re looking for a fun and easy chicken sandwich recipe, here it is. These chicken sandwiches can be served with a lunch, a tea, or for a casual get-together. One nice thing about this recipe is that you can substitute ingredients for whatever left-over raw vegetables you have in the fridge:  broccoli, carrots, zucchini, squash, cauliflower, cabbage, etc. Using ingredients in this way helps use … Read more

Oven-Roasted Vegetables

oven-roasted vegetables

Oven-roast your choice To make oven-roasted vegetables, you can choose any vegetables you want. I try to go with color and texture. For this time, I used zucchini, cauliflower, and butternut squash. These add color and texture to any meal. You can slice the vegetables thick or thin and choose the seasonings you’d like. I used sea salt, garlic powder, and olive oil. Try some Greek seasoning and forget the other seasonings! The how of … Read more