Potato Cheddar Cheese Soup

Courtesy of Brian Patterson Active time: 15 minutes Total time: 30 minutes Serves 6-7 (small portions) INGREDIENTS ¼ pound sliced bacon, crosscut into thin strips 1 large onion, chopped 3 large baking potatoes*** (about 2¾ – 3 lb), peeled and cut into 1 inch cubes 1 cup cubed butternut squash 4½ cups water 1 tsp…

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Mustard Glazed Carrots

Courtesy of Brian Patterson INGREDIENTS 3 tablespoons firmly packed dark brown sugar 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard ¾ teaspoon salt 2/3 cup blanched slivered almonds 2 tablespoons butter 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 lb carrots, peeled and sliced thinly on diagonal 2 large stalks celery – sliced thinly on diagonal 2 cloves garlic – chopped finely…

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