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Muffins, muffins and more muffins

I have been busy in the kitchen! My CSA comes every other week. It's tricky trying to come up with recipes based on the ingredients that I receive biweekly. One thing positive that has come out of the CSA pick up is that I'm forced to cook recipes that I don't cook on a regular basis. I have to cook right away otherwise this fresh farm grown food goes bad!

The great thing about this particular post is that you are going to get several different muffin recipes in one post! Rather then posting several different times about the same topic, I figure I will just post the several different recipes under one topic. Muffins.

Muffins are delicious. You can make any sort and it always comes out delicious. What I like about the muffins I make is that they are quick and easy to make. I often will make a couple of batches, throw it in the freezer and have some for the week. I heat it up for a minute if I would like my muffin to be warm. (Who doesn't!) I usually will h…

Spaghetti and Squash

Wondering what to do with all that summer squash in your garden? Tired of grilling vegetables the same old boring way? Here's a quick recipe to incorporate the squash in your everyday dinner. It's also a good way to get squash into your children's tummies without them noticing that there's vegetables in their pasta! The reason I say this is because this recipe is actually from my mother's kitchen. She made it frequently while I was growing up and I loved it. I still do. So channeling my mother, I made her spaghetti and squash recipe last weekend. It was a perfect way to incorporate all the squash I got from that week's CSA.

Spaghetti and Squash

1 onion diced

olive oil

7 summer squash, peeled and quartered.

(Mom uses green squash, I used yellow in this picture, it doesn't make a difference)

1 can of tomato sauce (or just crushed tomatoes)

Parmesan cheese to taste

salt to taste

pepper to taste

1 lb thin spaghetti (100% whole wheat) cooked

3 tablespoons water