Butternut Squash Bisque with Prosciutto Chips and Crab

It’s 5 star make over time again, and this month’s theme is squash!

 Hosted by: 5 Star Foodie  & Lazaro Cooks!


Right away, I knew I would be doing something with butternut squash.  Sweet, and remarkably vibrant orange in color, it’s definitely my favorite member of the squash family.



Bison Meatballs with Pickled Red Onions, Avocado Relish & Spicy Aji Amarillo Sauce

hosted by 5 Star Foodie & Lazaro Cooks!

Okay, here we are; the first 5 Star Makeover event of the year! As you can see from the images above, this month’s challenge is meatballs.

I have to say,  I am a lover of all meatballs, [...]


White Asparagus with Tarragon Cream and Toasted Bread Crumbs

hosted by 5 Star Foodie & Lazaro Cooks!

Green asparagus or white. What’s the difference?

Unlike green asparagus, which is grown above ground, white asparagus (also known as spargel in Germany) is grown underground (see photos below, courtesy of  Deprived from light, the  development of chlorophyll is prevented, and rather [...]