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Roasted Butternut Squash Soup with Tracy

General, Gluten Free, Soup, Vegetarian | December 29, 2013 | By

Peeled Butternut SquashPeeled and Chopped Butternut SquashButternut Squash Soup

I think a lot.  I think a lot about this blog. I love it because it makes me think, but there is definitely that line of overthinking that brings me to paralysis. I can’t believe the paralysis wears off and now there are 62 posts here. 62!  I can’t believe it.

Inspiration is my favorite word of 2013. These things and more keep my passion fired up:

  • Rob earning his MASTER’S DEGREE (totally deserves bold and all caps and more)
  • Shane playing hockey (“on skates” …enough said)
  • Nate becoming a man (swallowing a huge throat lump here)
  • Growing things in our garden
  • Practicing power yoga alone (wow, I can do it!) or in a group (we rock!)
  • FOOD:  talking about, reading about, cooking it, sharing/blogging it!

What inspired you this past year?

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Roasted Butternut Squash Risotto

General, Holiday, Pasta, Vegetarian | November 13, 2011 | By

Roasted Butternut Squash Risotto with Fried Sage

We are traveling this Thanksgiving. It sounds exotic, but it’s only 3 whole miles. I won’t be preparing the entire feast and what a perfect opportunity to try something new to bring along for the table – to add to the tried and true of course.

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