Sweet Potato Casserole

During the holidays, people get a hankering for sweet potato casserole.  You know, that dish made up of sweet potatoes, marshmallows, and brown sugar?  My problem with this traditional side is it's often made from canned sweet potatoes (full of corn syrup) and ends up being cloyingly sweet.  But since it's one of my husband's … Continue reading Sweet Potato Casserole

Butternut Squash Mash

If you've ever tried to peel and cut up hard winter squash, you'll appreciate how little effort this recipe requires.  There are so many variations and adjustments you can make to suit your needs.  I listed some ideas below to get you started.  I tried the recipe as both sweet and savory versions, which were … Continue reading Butternut Squash Mash

Wheat Berry Salad

[tweetmeme] I'd been craving a wheat berry salad ever since a friend let me taste some she bought from Whole Foods for a picnic.  I was obsessed with the chewy texture, the marriage of sweetness and tang, and the mélange of ingredients joining together to form a perfect union. The only thing that bothered me was … Continue reading Wheat Berry Salad