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Butternut Squash Soup 12/01/2010

Filed under: Awards,Soups,Squash — Roxana GreenGirl {A little bit of everything} @ 22:43
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I have so many things to share with you today.

Lately it seems I’m the most awarded person around here. My latest reward comes from Dimah , my friend from Syria, she makes lots of delicious cookies.  Thank you so much for thinking of me.

One of the rules of this award is sharing 7 things about yourself, so here are 7 things about me :


1. I was born and grew up in Romania.

2. I start cooking when I was almost 30.

3. I could eat chocolate all day long.

4. Love all kinds of flowers.

5. My favorite color is green (I think you all guessed)

6. Christmas is my favorite holiday.

7. My favorite season is spring.


my list of 7 blogs out of 15 ( if you want to see more blogs added to the list let me know and I’ll edit the post)

1. Droopi’s everything but the kitchen sink

2. Guvi’s

3. Aphextwinz’ Blog

4. Laura Laurentiu

5. Pansy’s recipes

6. Life and coffee beans

7. Culorile din farfurie


Today Romanians celebrate 92 years of national unity.

December 1st, 1918 – the National Union of all Romanians




Today was the first time I attended MOPS meeting. I’ll talk about it tomorrow.


Finally, the recipe of the day 😛

Butternut Squash Soup



~ 2 lbs butternut squash

1 big potato

1 onion

3 tbsp butter

5-6 cups stock

1/2 to 3/4 light cream

paprika, salt, pepper



Melt the butter and cook the onion until soft


Add the chopped squash, potato, stock, paprika, salt and pepper.


Bring to boil, cover and simmer until the vegetables are cooked. Cool slightly and purée. Return to pan and add the cream. Heat gently. Do not boil.


Serve warm to hot.



This soup goes to Midnight Maniac Meatless Mondays



14 Responses to “Butternut Squash Soup”

  1. Congratulations on all of your awards 🙂 All well deserved! And nice to learn more about you too…
    The soup, oh my! You know you are the Queen of soups for me 🙂 Beautiful, and such a wonderful presentation 🙂

  2. droopina Says:

    Hei Gringarl, thanks a million for this award! It was quite a pleasant surprise and made my day! So thanks once again :*

    P.S.: Hope the mailman made it!

  3. I just discovered your blog, and I love it! Congrats! And this look delicious 😀

  4. FOODESSA Says:

    Comforting…colorful and with an accompanying gorgeous photo to boot ;o)

    Squash…especially Butternut and Buttercup…are my very favourites for elegant soups like the one you made.

    Thanks for sharing and flavourful wishes,

  5. Congrats on the well deserved award 🙂 Happy Romanian holiday too! Your soup looks so delicious and it’s making my mouth really water. I would love to have a big bowl of it for dinner tonight as it’s freezing here and your soup would warm me up nicely. Can you stop by my blog it’s about the giveaway!!

  6. Dimah Says:

    This soup looks gorgeous and absolutely delicious! Lovely pictures as always!

  7. This a colorful Butternut Squash Soup… Amazing pics

  8. Raina Says:

    Hi Roxana. I saw your post on Chef Dennis’s blog. Loved your sweet rolls. This soup looks wonderful. It is a favorite of my mom. I will have to give it a try. Thanks for the excellent tutorial.

  9. pansy Says:

    I am honored by your choice ! and I’m glad !!!!!!!!!!! thx !
    I hope you are healthy, and your project will run well !

  10. Pearl Says:

    congrats on the award.

    great food photos on the soup. I find frying things and soups among the hardest photos to take well.

  11. Sara & Miki Says:

    Multumesc foarte mult. Ma simt minunat ca fac parte din prieteni tai. O postare frumoasa. Felicitari.

  12. sarah_nc Says:

    Who’s on the 4″th place?

  13. wonderful clicks and looks very tempting.

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