Friday, September 21, 2012

Not What I Was Expecting!

 
Dash you Crack Cocaine Pinterest, you've totally burst my bubble this week. You sent me the weekly stats of The Hedge's most pinned image & it's not what I was expecting. Always imagining myself as a  world famous & highly respected design blogger (no need to laugh thanks!!), I naturally assumed the star pin would be some fabulous design image that I'd so lovingly selected & curated especially for my 'dedicated' Followers. Nope, nothing like it. It was this big bowl of Butternut Squash Gnocchi with a Fontina Cheese & Spinach sauce......26 repins, how embarrassing, there goes my carefully cultivated image in a mouthful of pasta. 
 
The only redeeming thing here is that I've actually made gnocchi from scratch in the Kitchen From Hell & guess what, it worked! So I guess there's nothing for it dear Hedgies, here's the link to the gnocchi from the Proud Italian Cook blogspot. Do give it a try & let me know how you go. I certainly don't have one of those fancy schmancy wooden gnocchi rollers, I managed to produce cute little pasta thingies with a quick flick of a fork. The Fontina cheese is worth blowing the budget (& your LDL/HDL levels) on. It's the weekend dear Hedgies, so go enjoy!
 
 

 
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9 comments:

  1. M,

    that looks soooo good.
    i am going to try it.

    i think i just gained 3 lbs looking at the image.

    xox

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  2. Definitely must have this on my table tomorrow. Diggin' on the link for the recipe, hope it turns out well. :D Got my eye on your next posts.

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  3. I still love your gorgeous design images, but must admit, this looks delicious!!

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  4. Oh I can see why! Heading there now! A-M xx

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  5. Hello MIllie... I just had a look at that gnocchi... SO tempting... would like some right now please... Forget pinning... I need to be tasting... Happy weekend... xv

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  6. It looks very yummy Millie and as a kiwi living in a country where food is like a religion I am sure that the French will have all picked the same image!

    à tres bientot, Leeann x

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  7. That looks great, and even though I'm not a fan of pumpkins or squash, I'm going to give a try! PS, Love the look of your local watering hole, very nice place to unwind. David.

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  8. lol.. what can we say.. people like food.. and the more bad it is for you the more we like to pin it.

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  9. Hi, Millie - This looks like the perfect comfort food for a rainy fall evening here in DC. Yummy! Happy weekend!
    xoxo
    Loi

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