#fallfest

Tomato, Orzo and Dill Soup

This is the kind of tomato soup that really is a meal, especially if you give it a good sprinkle of cheese on the top.

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Lentils and Carrots with Dried Apricots

I have mentioned here and again that I have quite a number of vegetarians in my world, so that while I am not a vegetarian myself, I am always seeking out ideas for meatless food. My mom recently had surgery (she’s just fine, thank you very much), and when someone I love is under the …

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Pasta Shells with Pumpkin in a Creamy, Cheesy Sauce

While I cook with butternut squash all the time, when I think about cooking with pumpkin I picture a can of puree. But not this year, this year I am grabbing the pumpkin by the stem and here’s the first pumpkin of moment of, I hope, many. This is a decadent cold weather (vegetarian) dish, …

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