2 posts tagged Squash

Butternut Squash Risotto with Bacon and Thyme

It's that time of year again - Christmas potlucks and Holiday get togethers! I struggled with what to make this year until I started working with so much pumpkin in October. I think I finally realized that I actually really like squash. The inspiration to make this came from a couple of places; my Creamy Pumpkin and Sage Pasta that featured bacon and sausage, and a delicate Butternut Squash and Port Bisque that we had at the Four Seasons this past Saturday. I was also thrilled to finally be able to utilize my duck stock! Continue Reading

Creamy Pumpkin and Sage Pasta

Last year, Mike from Mike’s Table had me on a pumpkin kick. I made an attempt at his Pumpkin Sage Pasta, and a pumpkin soup, but because I used our large decorative pumpkin, my attempts were lackluster and W banned me from making anything pumpkin related again. :( This year, I decided I would not be denied, so after visiting my favourite Farmer’s Market (see you all in April, Fatima), I came home with 3 perfect baking pumpkins and attempted Mike’s recipe once again. I’m happy to say, pumpkin is now allowed back into our evening meals. Thank you, Mike. :love: Continue Reading