Sides · Squash September · vegetarian

Spaghetti Squash with Peanut Sauce

Fall is finally here! I know I’ve been ready for it for weeks, but it really is finally here! Football is back on the tube, cooler weather has swept over Oklahoma (kinda), and the PSL is back at Starbucks. I guess “Squash September” really has meaning now, you know? I’ve made this recipe once before and… Continue reading Spaghetti Squash with Peanut Sauce

Sides · Squash September · vegetable

Acorn Squash Stuffed with Peppers & Goat Cheese

Acorn squash is my favorite squash, if you haven’t figured it out by now. It’s really easy to prepare, easy to cut into, and the best vessel to stuff with a veritable smorgasbord of meats, cheeses, and veggies. I promise I will feature other squash this Squash September. I know pumpkin and acorn squash have taken… Continue reading Acorn Squash Stuffed with Peppers & Goat Cheese

baking · Dessert · Squash September

Caramel Apple Pumpkin Bundt Cake

The Oklahoma State Fair is just around the corner, and with it comes my favorite fair food: caramel apples!  I always have a tough time deciding between caramel with sprinkles or caramel with nuts, but either way—caramel apples are exquisite. That’s why when I ran across this recipe, I couldn’t resist making it. It’s insanely good! It is everything… Continue reading Caramel Apple Pumpkin Bundt Cake

entree · pork · Squash September

Pecan-Crusted Pork Chops with Pumpkin Butter

I’ve been struggling to pick out the perfect pork chop lately. In the past, I’ve always eaten thick-cut, boneless pork chops—but those tend to dry out quickly. It’s nice to know you only need to cook pork to an internal temperature of around 145 degrees now, effectively making dry pork chops non-existent…but still. Those thick-cut… Continue reading Pecan-Crusted Pork Chops with Pumpkin Butter

Sides · Squash September · vegetable

Acorn Squash and Swiss Chard Galette

I’ve been coming down with some crud all week, and it finally hit me like a ton of bricks yesterday. It started with a scratchy throat, which quickly transpired into a stuffy nose, and then evolved into a full-blown cold. I can’t smell a thing. I’ve been doping myself up with sinus medicine all day.… Continue reading Acorn Squash and Swiss Chard Galette