Ava Grace's Closet: Happy Thanksgiving ~ A Recipe

Monday, October 10, 2011

Happy Thanksgiving ~ A Recipe

It's Thanksgiving Day 'round these parts ~
I saw this here and gave it a try. The candy corn will not last long around here. 
I would still prefer a cream candle I think. But this will do.
Not a fan of the turkey so I am roasting one big 'ole chicken right now.
Serving a creamy soup to start.
So simple and tasty. Perfect for this time of year.
Well...for the fall. We'll pretend it's not 25 degrees today.

Cream of squash soup
2 lbs of butternut squash (seeded and cut into 1-inch pieces)
1 1/2 cups of diced onion
2 carrots (peeled and diced)
3 cans (13 3/4 ounce x 3) of chicken stock
2 tbsp. of butter
1/2 tsp. of salt
1/2 cup of cream (either light or heavy)
Sour cream for garnish

Combine squash, onions, carrots, broth and salt.
Simmer uncovered for 40-50 minutes. 
Puree adding butter.
Whisk in cream.
Before serving, add a dollop of sour cream. (or in my case, a bay leaf)

Seriously easy peasy.
And will totally impress your mother-in-law. 

11 comments :

  1. p.s. 25 degrees? ... I hope that is a typo :)

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  2. I love collecting new recipes to try. Thank you!

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  3. Great recipe and Happy Thanksgiving!

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  4. I am saving the recipe. Thanks!

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  5. Love the candle!! I used jelly beans for my Easter candlescape...and they didn't last long either haha.

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  6. Love the pics! New follower from followers fest!

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  7. Love the candle! Stopping by from followers fest, already a follower :)

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  8. i LOVE squash, and I LOVE soup! So this is basically the perfect recipe :) found u on the fall fest blog hop!

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  9. This soup sounds great, can't wait to try it out. I am stopping by from the followers fest and I am a new follower now. Thanks for the recipe!

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