Well, hello team members! Tuestorials are back and we are kicking off by celebrating Fall. My craft inspiration is at it's max right now so I hope you enjoy these past Fall-inspirations!Fabric Pumpkins:
...And here is a new one. For me, it starts with craving Fall flavors then it moves to decor. No pumpkin or dry leaf is safe.
|It will be me and I'll be wearing my sewing pants (very worn P.J. bottoms)|
I found this recipe a few months ago and managed to contain my excitement to try it. Healthy (mostly...not) and full-on Fall flavors! The key to my heart.
- 8 ounces orzo (you can use wheat, but don't ruin a good thing.)
- 4 1/2 cups vegetable or chicken stock
- 3 cups water
- 1 1/2 cups pumpkin purée (I used canned...just like Martha.)
- 1/2 cup whole milk (I used 2%. This makes it healthy.)
- 30 sage leaves, cut into ribbons (dry is OK too! Save some for garnish because you are a classy person.)
- 1 shallot, diced (I used a small onion...rockin' the boat here.)
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 3/4 teaspoon salt
- 20 grinds fresh black pepper
- 3 tablespoons Parmesan cheese
|Witches brew…and real life stove mess|
In a large saucepan, bring 3 cups of broth and 3 cups of water to boil over high heat. Add orzo. Return to a boil and cook for 9 minutes or until pasta is al dente. Drain and set aside.
|The smell, so amazing|
Meanwhile, sauté shallots (or onion) and sage in butter (pour one out for Julia Child) for 5 minutes over medium heat. Add 3/4 cup of broth and 1/2 cup of milk. Allow to simmer for 5 minutes or so.
|Serve with a side of pumpkin|
Stir in Parmesan cheese. Toss with orzo and serve hot. Put on your favorite cozy sweater, turn on Practical Magic, and enjoy!
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