So yesterday afternoon, it was high time I got to work on that pumpkin and squash. I present to you...
Roasted Pumpkin Butternut Squash Soup courtesy of Joy the Baker!
Man friend kindly helped me
While the squash was roasting, I prepped the apple crisp! The fabulous recipe was courtesy of Kitchen Parade!
Then removed the skins and put in the pot for a little hand mixer and vegetable broth incorporation.
Thirty minutes later, a spoonful of
And I topped the soup with bits of organic turkey bacon!
The apple crisp was put out to cool as we enjoyed the tasty soup!
And I even hand whipped (for about 10 min straight) some whipping cream. Now THAT will build some good biceps!
Have you ever hand whipped whipped cream? It was a first for me. It was also a first for spending three hours straight in the kitchen. But it was totally worth it. I'm seriously in love with fall and all the meals it inspires. What about you? Speaking of which, Halloween is gone, done, finito. It's only a matter of weeks before we've blown through Thanksgiving and Christmas. Crazy!
P.S. Saturday I managed a 12 miler, which was quite successful if I do say so myself. I was sore, but I pushed through mentally and physically and even got to see some early morning tailgaters and lots of USC fans. Go Ducks on the big win!