Showing posts from October, 2011

Happy Halloween



Our CSA box has been overwhelming us with squash all season, every kind imaginable! It has taken some creativity to make use of it all and plenty of freezer bags full for future use. We have moved on to Winter squash and thanks to endless web searches and some ingredient changes we've had some great meals lately.

It started with  Chipotle Butternut Squash
1 butternut squash cubed
1 onion diced
2 cloves garlic minced
1 chipotle pepper in adobo sauce diced (from can)
1 tbsp adobo sauce
1/2 cup tomato sauce
1 can black beans rinsed and drained

Saute onion and garlic until tender, add squash, pepper and sauces and cook 25-30 min until soft. Add black beans and heat through, about 5 min. Serve topped with cheese, avocado, etc.

Next came Red curry delicata squash with a few changes.
1) I'm lazy and used store bought red curry paste
2) Cauliflower sounded better then broccoli
3) I added in about 1/2- 1 cup of light coconut milk to simmer squash in

Then I combined a few recipes to m…

Updates and a couple race reports

I kind of disappeared for awhile but with work, completing clinical hours for grad school and attempting to figure out a project that will be a approved I hardly have time to sleep. Things are just crazy around here, today was my one and only day home between last Thursday and this Friday (really Sunday since I will be gone all weekend). But this will be a much needed break with some college friends for a girls' weekend complete with wine tasting.

This semester I am doing clinical hours in peds and OB and honestly if I have to do one more pelvic exam I think I will scream! Really, kind of boring, I can't understand why people work OB/Gyn. Peds on the other hand is slightly interesting, although some days I want to rip my hair out over the lack of parenting skills out there. It just amazes me how some people are so oblivious to their children's bad behavior. Some of these kids make mine look like an angel even on her worst days!

Now the grad project is an even worse situati…