Butternut & Cranberry Muffins with Pecan Streusel

I’ve probably mentioned this before but I love muffins for breakfast in the mornings. Especially ones that are moist and not dried out and filled with yummy combinations of fruit (and of course I won’t turn down chocolate if it’s involved). I was originally going to make these muffins using pumpkin but ran out of…

Butternut Squash Olive Oil Bread

Since I started out the week with butternut squash, I decided to continue with it.  It’s not that I’m on a butternut squash trend or anything, it’s just that I have a few that I purchased on sale awhile back, since the sale was so great.  It’s not often we can get organic butternut squash…

Southwestern Butternut Squash Chili

Today is President’s Day and in honor of our current President Obama, I decided to do a chili recipe since it’s his favorite food. While there’s nothing ordinary about any type of chili, I did decide to do an out-of-the-box chili using butternut squash.  I’ve eaten versions of pumpkin chili before that I liked, so…

Don’t Miss Out on the Flavors and Fun of Homemade Ravioli

I love ravioli because it’s so versatile and good to eat (I’m not talking about the stuff from the can or the freezer).  There’s nothing like the fun of making homemade ravioli and then sitting down to enjoy a plate of it. Ravioli needs to start with a great pasta dough and the filling choice is up…