Tag Archives: Squash

Thanksgiving Detox, Day 1


That’s right, Thanksgiving Detox 2011 didn’t start until Sunday because Saturday happened, and Saturday meant celebrating the engagement of two of our friends (champagne of course), tailgating (snacks snacks snacks beer football sadface UVa), and Aqui es Mexico with a margarita (obvi).* I can’t even begin to describe how PACKED the stadium was last night. […]

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Dinner Full of Faux Pas


I’ve had Italian on my mind all week thanks to Anthony Bourdain. One of Bourdain’s biggest rants Sunday night was about Italian food. Takeaway points? (1) Olive Garden is a lie. Italian’s don’t suffer from high blood pressure, high cholesterol and obesity like we do because they don’t eat those weird concoctions at that restaurant. We […]

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Butternut Squash and Carrot Soup


One of our steals at Trader Joe’s this weekend was a giant butternut squash. With the huge squashes you can find in the fall, the recipe possibilities are endless. I started this afternoon by chopping the entire thing [took forever, we so badly need a nice set of knives], tossing it in salt and pepper […]

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