All posts tagged: for the love of autumn cooking

Friday Interesting Finds

Sharing contents on a blog has become quite challenging these days in terms of seeing an interesting topic somewhere else and wanting to share in the joy here without copyright infringement nightmares. So I’ve been debating on shifting gears here at RS&S to bring to you the rawest of materials…but then I think. Don’t we have enough of that already? I mean the world is a different place since the pandemic and even the slightest difference in opinion is no longer tolerated the way it was once. So I keep treading gently here and there and so the topics of discussion are now far and too few. I do have to tell you though. I had a boss once, who being a decade+ older than me often chuckled at my way of thinking or being…he said I reminded him of how he was at one point in his life. He also told me I’d grow out of it. From social media contents he posts, I realize he has never grown out of his ways or …

Food: Dinner Tonight – Lasagna with a Butternut Squash Twist

I stocked up on all sorts of Autumn squash, not only for cooking, but for decor. These wonderful vegetables with the hard shells last forever. Although since they are my favorite, I am more than certain they won’t last in my household. For example, like this recipe for butternut squash lasagna for dinner tonight paired with my favorite Cabernet Sauvignon and a simple tossed salad: INGREDIENTS 4 cups butternut squash, cubed (about 1 medium squash) 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon honey kosher salt and pepper 6 tablespoons butter 2 cloves garlic, minced or grated 1 tablespoon fresh sage, chopped 1 tsp dried basil 1/4 cup flour 3 1/2 cups whole milk 1/4 teaspoon fresh grated nutmeg 1 cup shredded fontina cheese 1 cup parmesan cheese, grated 2 cups whole milk ricotta 2 cups shredded provolone 1 jar (8 ounce) oil packed sun-dried tomatoes, oil drained and chopped 1 box no-boil lasagna noodles 2 tablespoons toasted pine nuts