Barefoot Contessa

Curried Squash Soup

by Sara on October 20, 2011

curried squash soup with fresh bread

Since I had some cider to use up (courtesy of the apple cider doughnuts), I decided to put some of it to good use in soup. I had a squash sitting around for awhile, earmarked for a new pasta dish I wanted to try out, but when it got cold and windy, all I wanted [...]

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Summer Garden Pasta

by Sara on September 1, 2011

summer garden pasta

This dish is the perfect late summer meal. It’s light and fresh, taking advantage of an abundance of cherry tomatoes that many of us have. If you’ve ever had even just one cherry tomato plant, you know what I’m talking about. If you also grow basil, even better! In the summer, you can easily obtain [...]

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Tequila Lime Chicken

by Sara on August 30, 2011

tequila lime chicken

I’ve wanted to try this recipe for a long time, but especially this summer. After replacing my dilapidated grill, I wanted to use its replacement as often as possible. However…really hot, humid weather and I do not get along. At all. So most of July was out of the question for me – it was [...]

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Provençal Vegetable Soup

by Sara on August 25, 2011

Provençal Vegetable Soup

This soup helped me clear my refrigerator of a lot of CSA produce that was hanging out, begging to be used. Well, kind of – I still have most of the produce, it’s just now in soup form. But a lunchtime vegetable soup I can eat all week long sounds good to me! In fact, [...]

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