Laissez Faire

Letting Life Lead

Diary of an Inconsistent Cook #21: Butternut Squash and Spinach Soup (Pimp My Dinner #1)

This is the result from the post where I challenged some of my readers to  Pimp My Dinner using the ingredients I had available.  This is the result.  Thanks to for the soup idea rabidgnome!    There’s still corn and spinach leftover to try and make something with the P.A.N. another day.


I hope you weren’t expecting an actual recipe with measurements.  You know me better than that when it comes to Pot Luck Roulette.

You need:

1 box of frozen squash
1/2 bag of frozen spinach
some milk
too much butter to be healthy
sea salt
fresh ground pepper
dried ground ginger
fresh grated nutmeg
some onion
some garlic

Saute the onion and garlic.  Dump the rest of the stuff in to your taste and cook until it is done.    Serve immediately to children who give you the stink eye.

They ate it anyway.   I thought it was delicious and it went very well with the quick bread.



5 comments on “Diary of an Inconsistent Cook #21: Butternut Squash and Spinach Soup (Pimp My Dinner #1)

  1. tenminutesspare
    February 22, 2015

    Thank you for following my blog. Just wanted to say I LOVE this idea for pimping your meals. I need someone to do this for me every night!

    Liked by 1 person

    • Laissez Faire
      February 22, 2015

      Haha! I thought it would be fun. Since I can’t afford a personal chef, it seemed like an viable alternative!


  2. Heartafire
    February 22, 2015

    Such a lovely blog, enjoyed!

    Liked by 1 person

  3. Pingback: Diary of an Inconsistent Cook #49: Easy Super Roasted Butternut Squash Soup (#homecooking) | Laissez Faire

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s


This entry was posted on February 22, 2015 by in cooking, kids, soup and tagged , , , , , , , , , , .

Email Subscribe and Support

Subscribe to Tara Writes at Become a Patron
pinterest-button Follow LaissezFaireLife on Twitter google feedburner
Follow Laissez Faire on

Get blog updates by Worpdress via email, or choose Mailchimp.

Join 1,522 other followers

Shop With Me!

My Reviews

Shop and Read My Reviews

Aspiring writer, wife, mother of two, owner two cats. Teacher, lover of science, books, science fiction, fantasy, and video games.


Visit My Fellowship

So It Goes...

The Literary (or Junk) Writings of Leslie Muzingo

word and silence

Poetry, History, Mythology

Fish on a Ladder

Confessions of a White Trash Hoe

Vibe a Little

Learn to Live

Come and Go Literary

Fiction, Nonfiction, and Poetry Journal


TinyPurpleMe: Part Two

Fictionspawn Monsters

Illustrated Short Stories

Emily Short's Interactive Storytelling

Essays and reviews on narrative in games and new media

Charliecountryboy's Blog

My reflections of life in general.

%d bloggers like this: