Apple Pie Granola

Granola is easy to make, delicious and super versatile.  By versatile, I mean that it’s a good way to clean out your pantry if that’s something you need to do.  You need a bunch of oats, sugar and fat (in almost any form) and add ins.  Nuts, seeds, dried fruit.  Again, almost any form. Continue reading “Apple Pie Granola”

Curried Chick Peas

Happy New Year!

Post Christmas season and early in the new year, like so many others, leaves me feeling full of heavy foods and lean in the wallet.  Also, on the last day off before getting back into the swing of things again meant that I wasn’t in the mood to go out.  What’s in the pantry?  Continue reading “Curried Chick Peas”

Thai Fish Curry

I bought a bag of frozen fish fillets.  Not the breaded kind, just white fish loins.  (yes, they are actually called loins) They were on sale and it seemed like a good price and fish is healthy, right?  So I bought this package of fish and it hung out in my freezer.  I moved the package every time I reorganized the freezer to fit more rhubarb in there or to find the spinach.  I really didn’t know what I wanted to do with it.   Continue reading “Thai Fish Curry”


This recipe came to me years ago as “Squash Puff”.  A delicious side dish made with pureed butternut squash.  Or acorn squash.  I’ve heard of a dish called turnip puff.  I bet you could use any cooked and pureed vegetable in this dish.  I wonder what it would be like with applesauce?  I see this as a good way to use up veggies in your fridge that may be on their last legs-steam, puree, puff. Continue reading “Puff!”