Deer oh Deer TWTW #35

Well I think I predicted that this week would be a busy one, and I was right. I had various meetings, phone calls and clients projects to progress, and each night I went to bed without being able to read for very long before falling asleep. 594 more words

Garden / Allotment


Hello everyone and welcome back to my blog!! I am sorry for the late post as I was on holiday. So without further ado let’s get started!! 224 more words

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

In the spirit of fall today’s soup was a roasted butternut squash soup. I made this soup for 50 people so the pictures are a little excessive compared to what you will make. 880 more words


Curried Mustard Green, Butternut Squash, and Chickpea Soup

We recently grew our own mustard greens and made this soup as a delicious way to enjoy them. The warmth of the squash and curry combine with the light peppery flavor of the mustard greens for a tasty late summer/early fall soup. 382 more words

Why Not Butternut?

Okay, I admit it.  I did not plant the butternut squash.  It came up from the compost.

It has taken over my vegetable garden and the neighbors’ yard. 316 more words

Sept 6 - Family (birthday!) Supper

Tonight we celebrated my husband and my father-in-law’s birthdays this week. Tried out another “en papillote” fish, this time rainbow trout stuffed with butter, lemon, and basil, on a bed of asparagus, onion, and carrots. 16 more words