Happy 2015, Erik Estrada!

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Happy 2015, Erik Estrada!

First Rule of Chopped Club

I sure hope the first rule of Chopped Club is not “Don’t talk about Chopped Club” because if it is, I’m about to be in serious trouble! What is Chopped Club?  It’s a very exclusive, very elite society of top chefs who must utilize mystery ingredients in their food preparations.  By exclusive and elite, I […]

First Rule of Chopped Club

Sausage Stuffed Zucchini Boats

Now that the weather is starting to get nicer, I’m really getting excited about the Farmer’s Market.  Every Wednesday and Saturday morning in Springfield we have a wonderful Farmer’s Market downtown with a multitude of stands offering every kind of fresh produce you could ever dream of.  We love going to the Farmer’s Market, and […]

Sausage Stuffed Zucchini Boats

Butternut Squash Soup

There are a lot of good pre-packaged soups out there, but there’s nothing quite like making soup from scratch.  This butternut squash soup is flavorful and creamy, full of hidden vegetables, and is light because it does not have any cream! This recipe makes enough soup for Tim and I to eat it a couple […]