Posts Tagged“Food Prep”

Applesauce Meatloaf and Oven-Roasted Potatoes

Meatloaf and potatoes just says warm and comfy to me. The perfect comfort food perhaps? And, really, who doesn’t need comfort food with winter not wanting to let go. :/ #letitgo This recipe has been slowly perfected over the years by my family and the special ingredients of applesauce and ketchup bring it all together perfectly.

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Why are Winter Squash Called Winter Squash?

I don’t know about you, but during the winter months I always look forward to enjoying a meal that makes you think it isn’t winter. And I can think of only one way that can happen, making a dish using some fruit or veggie that has been stored or preserved to keep its fresh and delicious goodness. Winter squash is a veggie (techincally a fruit, but we won’t go there right now) that warms up the kitchen, saturates the air with a sweet rich aroma, and satisfies the craving for a healthy, fresh-from-the-farm meal. Winter squash is considered a starchy food, but it is also very high in sugars and over time the starches will convert themselves to sugars, making the squash that much sweeter. How sweet is that?! They are called winter squash for the shere fact that, if stored properly, they can keep through the winter months until you are ready to eat them.

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