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Squash Casserole Recipe

I haven’t complained  about the amount of squash coming out of my garden. That would be silly. Fresh, almost-free, organic veg is great! But we’ve had a LOT of squash. I’ve been getting all kinds of creative with the zucchini, but for the yellow squash this is one of my favorite recipes and we almost never get tired of it. Warning: This is a Southern-style recipe (and what I mean by that is that we take something superficially healthy–squash!–and do our bests to load it up with tasty stuff that isn’t so healthy).

Healthy or not, this recipe is easy and tasty. Here goes!

Squash Casserole

Here’s mine – I forgot to add the breadcrumbs on top this time. Still tasty!

Squash Casserole Recipe:


  • 3 lbs yellow squash (more or less)
  • 6 Tb butter
  • 1 egg, slightly beaten
  • 2/3 cup bread crumbs
  • 2 Tb sugar (for the “healthy” version, use brown sugar)
  • 1/2 medium onion, chopped
  • salt & pepper to taste

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Taryn Kincaid: Healthy Mock Mashed Potato Recipe

I’m fascinated by things that aren’t what they seem, so when Taryn Kincaid promised me a “mock” potato recipe, I was all ears.

I don’t have anything else to say…I want to get to it!

Oh, wait! Don’t forget to check out Taryn’s new book If You Can’t Stand The Heat at the bottom of the page. It’s another foodie in the Fated Desires Give Me a Taste line – and it is hot!

Oh, and if you scroll all the way to the bottom you can still enter for a $25 gift card I’m giving away soon!



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Does anyone not love mashed potatoes? They are one of my comfort foods of choice. But lately, like most people, I’ve been trying to limit the starchy carbs.   Continue reading


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