Butternut Squash and Mushroom Wellington

Susan made this for us at our Christmas 2010 dinner, and it was really delicious. A mushroom, butternut squash, and goat cheese filling is encased in puff pastry, made in a log like a beef Wellington, and cut into slices to show the yummy filling. DELISH! Time: 1 hour 15 minutes 4 tablespoons butter 1 […]

Summer Pasta with Tomatoes, Parsley and Garlic

This perfect taste of summer is ready in the time it takes to cook pasta al dente. I would like to say that you should ONLY make this when summer tomatoes are ripe, but the reality is that I’ve made this with Trader Joe’s little tomatoes quite a few times in the winter when I’m […]

Butternut Squash and Hazelnut Lasagne

Active time: 1 1/2 hr Start to finish: 2 1/2 hr  For squash filling 1 large onion, chopped 3 tablespoons unsalted butter 3 lb butternut squash, peeled, seeded, and cut into 1/2-inch pieces 1 teaspoon minced garlic 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon white pepper 2 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley 4 teaspoons chopped fresh sage […]

Annie Somerville’s Macaroni and Cheese

Delish!  The herb-infused sauce is delicious! from Everyday Greens by Annie Somerville of “Greens” Serves 6 to 8 Garlic bread crumbs, about 1 cup (recipe follows) 1 qt. milk ½ c. heavy cream ½ large yellow onion, chopped, about 1 cup 2 garlic cloves, smashed with the flat side of a knife, skin left on […]

Mushroom and Asparagus Shepherd’s Pie

This is my all-time favorite comfort food dinner. The recipe calls for bacon, but for those TRUE vegetarian family members, I make this all the time WITHOUT the bacon.  Trisha 2 cloves garlic, chopped 2 c. vegetable or chicken stock 2/3 c. sherry 4 T. butter 4 t. butter, softened, mashed with 4 t. flour […]

Roasted Squash Enchiladas with Ancho Chili Cream sauce

I know this seems to be a little much as a recipe, but it really isn’t. I make the chile the day before, and roast the squash the morning before — and then dinner is a snap. These are so flavorful — I’ve never served them to anyone who didn’t love them! MAKE THEM! Serves […]

Mushroom and Asparagus Shepherd’s Pie

This is my all-time favorite comfort food dinner. The recipe calls for bacon, but for those TRUE vegetarian family members, I make this all the time WITHOUT the bacon. Trisha 2 cloves garlic, chopped 2 c. vegetable or chicken stock 2/3 c. sherry 4 T. butter 4 t. butter, softened, mashed with 4 t. flour […]

Roasted Squash Enchiladas with Ancho Chili Cream Sauce

Serves 4 to 6 1 small butternut squash, peeled, seeded and cut into 1” cubes 1 T. olive oil Salt, to taste Freshly ground black pepper, to taste 6 ancho chiles (dried), stemmed and seeded 1 c. vegie or chicken broth 3 T. butter 1 onion, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 t. ground cumin […]