Monthly Archives: February 2016

Divinity

Divinity

Those of you that regularly read my blog know that I cannot make candy.  I fail at candy making !  I have tried my entire life to make fudge and divinity.  Well I made this fudge a couple of months ago and it worked.   Yesterday it turns out was the perfect day to make divinity.  There was not a drop of humidity anywhere near my house and I was not a failure at making divinity AGAIN!  I’m so happy with myself.  So you ask what does it take to have perfection at Divinity?  First of all follow the recipe to a T.  I have to laugh at this because I pulled out my mother-in-law’s recipe and the directions are so vague.  I had to fill in the gaps which was quite scary because none of the previous recipes that I used were a success.  Second, choose a day that is dry and clear.  Absolutely no humidity is best.  Third,  be patient.

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Ina’s Roasted Butternut Squash Salad

Ina's roasted buttrnut squash salad

A good salad make me happy… very happy!  This is a good one.  Butternut squash has not shown itself on our menus here at our house very often.  I do house  “somewhat” of a picky eater.  I do love this butternut squash soup. It’s good enough to drink with a straw.  And this Roasted butternut squash may not make it to your table.  You can’t help but nibble on it right out of the oven!  So when I was perusing my cookbooks looking for a salad for my upcoming book club I found this perfect salad to serve with this soup.

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