Recipe Collection: 7 Squash Recipes for Your Thanksgiving Table

Squash is such a perfectly autumnal vegetable, signaling the end of harvest season for much of the country, not to mention its historical value as a nutrient-dense food. According to the American Library of Congress: “Squashes are one of the oldest known crops–10,000 years by some estimates of sites in Mexico. Since squashes are gourds, they…

Recipe Review: Scalloped Potatoes by Gimme Some Oven

I must confess; since I was quite young, I’ve been making the same recipe-without-a-recipe scalloped potatoes. I watched my mother make it several times and then made the recipe myself as a duplicate to hers, with a frustratingly low 65-70% success rate. I’ve always figured that my hit-or-miss percentage on this recipe was because I…

Recipe Post: Cauliflower Cheese Pie

My father, a proud British man and a pretty decent plain-cook in his own right, had an absolute passion for making and eating Cauliflower Cheese Pie (which is of course a casserole, not a pie, but that was its name and that’s what I shall continue to call it). He also had quite a preference…