Festive Sides: Baked Squash

Baked Squash - © 2008 elanaspantry.com

We’ve already covered the traditional squash casserole, in the form of a purée with a crumble crust on top. It’s a great traditional Festive Side, but it’s not the only way to enjoy Winter Squashes. And the casserole is on the sweet side, so let’s learn to make a savoury Squash dish!

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Festive Sides: Green Bean Casserole

Green-Bean-Casserole - © thehopelesshousewife.com

Remember, long, long ago, when you were little? And you used to go to Grandma’s house for festive meals with all your aunts and uncles and cousins… And you had things there that you never had at home… Magical things like Creamed Onions and one of my all-time faves: Green Bean Casserole!

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All you need to know about Cooking Oils

I just read an online post (which apparently was written by someone getting paid by the word) purporting to tell foodie surfers which oils to use (and not use) for each of eight different cooking methods. Actually, all you need to know is which of three oils to use in every aspect of your cooking and baking…

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