Pumpkin Ginger Cinnamon Rolls

I’m still working my way through the mountain of winter squash and pie pumpkins I purchased a couple of weeks ago from the farmer’s market. Yes, I know there’s no real rush, they will keep for a few months but it’s so exciting to come up with creative tasty ways to use them. Not to…

Sweet & Zesty Ginger Orange Glazed Acorn Squash

I was looking for an interesting side dish to go with the grilled pork chops I was making the other night and decided to use up one of the beautiful acorn squash I had lying in the bin.  I love the earthy sweetness of acorn squash but was looking for a little something different from…

Serving Up a Side of Brown Sugar Carrots

Carrots!  We love them in my home but rarely seem to like them cooked (except for roasted) but since I’m growing them in my garden this year, wanted to find new ways to use them.  I also ran out of the regular fresh veggie options the other night while cooking dinner and it came down…

Spicy Mustard and Lemon Glazed Pork with Roasted Veggies

After all the fattening food from Thanksgiving, I was looking for something that tasted wonderful (in remembrance of all those wonderful Thanksgiving flavors) but without the heaviness and fat.  I also wanted to use a beautiful pork loin roast I had in the freezer from a recent sale. I was lucky enough to find a recipe by…

Fried Green Tomatoes with Goat Cheese and Roasted Red Pepper Coulis

A gentleman at the community garden shared some green tomatoes from his vines with me over the weekend.  Finally, fried green tomatoes were on the menu.  I had found a sumptuous looking recipe for them on the JustLuxe website that combined green tomatoes with goat cheese and red peppers.  The pictures just made me drool and I had…