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I Formally Surrender

Two straight weeks of over 100 degrees have done what the bugs did every year before and wiped out every last squash plant in the garden. I did get a total of four very nice and quite delicous yellow squash. … Continue reading

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Two Squash and Counting

With that image I have now had the most successful harvest ever of squash. Two. But hey, it is a small victory and with the way things are going this year I am going to be that coworker unloading bags … Continue reading

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Potato Pizza, two ways (sweet and unsweet)

By Katherine Greg is a meat lover through and through. But when it comes to pizza, he much prefers roasted tomato or garlic; caramelized onions and mushrooms to sausage and pepperoni. These pizzas are hearty without being heavy. Each recipe … Continue reading

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Let the bug inspections begin

After everything that happened to the garlic this year, I still harvested about 15 medium sized bulbs. Since I had been prepared for none it seems to have worked out. Of course it could have been more than 30 large … Continue reading

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Stuffed Squash with an Indian Twist

Here is a way to jazz up stuffed squash. I like to use the acorn variety because they form their own bowls. One acorn squash will serve two people so increase the proportions if making this for more folks. Lamb … Continue reading

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Roast Acorn Squash

This is a really simple and delicious way to serve winter squash. I prefer the acorn variety but any would work except the spaghetti squash. Always use 100 percent pure maple syrup or the flavor will not be right. If … Continue reading

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Butternut squash stuffed with orzo and cheese

This is a great weeknight meal for two or a nice side dish for a larger party. Stuffed Squash 1 large butternut squash (or two small) 1 cup orzo 1 cup milk 1/2 cup chicken or vegetable stock 1/2 cup … Continue reading

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Sauteed Zucchini with a twist

One of our favorite restaurants in town serves mixed vegetables with many of its entrees that are simply far more delicious than the run-of-the-mill mixed vegetables. There was a flavor we couldn’t quite place, so finally Katherine asked the waiter. … Continue reading

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Squashed squash hopes

Part of gardening is learning through mistakes. For the third year, I have been taught a simple lesson when it comes to squash and zucchini: Don’t bother because the bugs are going to beat you. This year, I tried planting … Continue reading

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Stuffed Chicken with Roast Squash and Tomatoes

I came up with this on a whim one night. Although it started out simple, the chicken got a little involved. If time is a factor, just roast the chicken with some olive oil, lemon juice and fresh oregano rubbed … Continue reading

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