Tag Archives: squash

Thanksgiving: Before, During, and After

Ah, Thanksgiving.  How was yours?  Mine was super-relaxing. Want to know what a Personal Chef eats on the day before Thanksgiving?  And for lunch the day of? The same thing everyone else eats: whatever is most convenient. And when it’s a pescatarian Thanksgiving meal that one doesn’t start planning until Tuesday (luckily for only three […]

Five Minute Photo Shoot: Leftovers

What do you do with a whole bunch of leftover roasted Delicata squash? 1.  Boil some long pasta.  Toss with chunks of roasted squash and leftover avocado sauce.  Top with wodges of goat cheese, ultra-toasted panko and pepitas, and leaves of Spicy Globe Basil.  Red wine. 2.  Sauté chopped Tuscan kale.  Add chunks of roasted […]

Roasted Delicata Squash with Avocado Sauce

Good lord, I love the colors this time of year. There’s a whole lotta green still, but you turn a corner and WHAM, there’s the most brilliant orange lit up in the crisp sunshine. If you happen to get my personal chef newsletter (ahem shameless plug), you saw that I featured pumpkins this month.  Such […]

Five Minute Photo Shoot: Twice the Fun

I couldn’t decide which of these to feature, so I’m posting them both.  These meals were both tossed together in less than 15 minutes with things I had banging about in the kitchen, so no recipes or amounts, as everything was eyeballed. This first one was a quick sauté of gorgeous yellow squash (orange, really) from […]