Two Squash Curried Coconut Soup

After baking some cookies the other day, I was left with some pumpkin puree….and I had a butternut squash from the farm market… what to do? Two Squash Curried Coconut Soup (4 generous servings) 1/2 can pumpkin puree 1 butternut squash, peeled, seeded and cut into chunks 1 onion, chopped 1 red pepper, chopped 2 … Continue reading

Plan a Halloween Tea

Halloween tea, you say? Well,…yes, why not? Gather your friends in costume or not, and have a great time celebrating this whimsical holiday. What can you serve? Well, how about Black Tea, for starters? And then, there’s the Finger Sandwiches – add a little dried tomato or pimento to the sandwiches for a touch of … Continue reading

Compostable Pumpkin Planter

Yesterday at the Farmville Area Farmer’s Market, I demonstrated how to make a compostable pumpkin planter. The pumpkin I chose for the demonstration was one that was rather flat on one side – not a very good candidate for a Jack O’Lantern, but perfect for my purposes. I hollowed out the pumpkin on the rounded … Continue reading