Pasta with Pumpkin, Pine Nuts and Canadian Bacon

I may have mentioned once or twice that I love pumpkins.  I love the way they look and I love the way the taste.  I got some pumpkins for my porch to welcome fall. I also used some pumpkin in my cooking for the week.  A new recipe I found and adapted  was our Sunday dinner.  I found the original recipe on Cozi which I have been using to get organized.  I changed the recipe and made it my own.  Give it a try, you might like it too! Pasta with Pumpkin, Canadian Bacon and Pine … [Read more...]

Summer is NOW Officially Over

Since Labor Day people have been saying "Summer is officially over". This is not accurate. While labor day marks the unofficial end of Summer, it is not the official end of Summer. The start of Autumn or "Fall" as it is commonly referred to in the United States and Canada, is  when summer is officially over. The season officially begins at 4:44 p.m. eastern daylight time during the autumnal equinox, which is today. The autumnal equinox is when the sun crosses directly over the Earth's … [Read more...]

Meatless Monday

I can't think of anything that makes me think of fall more than pumpkin. I like all things pumpkin - pumpkin pie, pumpkin lattes, pumpkin smoothies, pumpkin ice cream, pumpkin muffins, pumpkin soup - you get the idea. I received a suger pie pumpkin and some delicata squash recently in my organic farm box. The box included a recipe for pumpkin soup and the inspiration for todays meatless Monday recipe was born. Roasted Pumpkin and Delicata Squash Soup Serves 4 1 Sugar Pie or other eating … [Read more...]