It's been cold the past few weeks...really cold...
We've been dealing with nightly temperatures falling below 0 F, and nasty cold winds off the water. Our neighbors up in Boston have had it bad with the snow, and we've been dealing with biting cold served with a side of snow.
"I predict...March 20th."
Well, yes that's technically the start of Spring but it would be nice to get an early start on the warmer weather! I mean come on, even the birds and squirrels have had enough. The birds in the holly tree outside our upstairs windows are sitting puffed up and tweeting complaints! Poor birdies!
While Spring is still a ways off, there is no better way of dealing with the blustering cold then a nice Hearty Homemade Stew. This quick stew with filling red lentils and sweet butternut squash has just the right amount of spice/ spiciness and is a great healthy comfort food.
Here is my recipe for Hearty Butternut Squash and Red Lentil Stew: