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Root Vegetable Soup

Although it currently feels like summer, I am crossing my fingers for a few more rains in March. I’ve definitely been yearning for those cold evenings when I curl up by the wood stove with a big, warm bowl of soup. While it was chilly and wet in January I frequently found comfort in this [...]

By | 2016-02-27T10:17:21+00:00 February 25th, 2016|Discover This!, Family Friendly Recipes|Comments Off on Root Vegetable Soup

Baked Butternut Squash with Spicy Moroccan Butter

Ingredients: 2 pounds butternut squash ¼-½ cup warm water 2-4 tablespoons Moroccan Butter (recipe follows) Directions: 1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Prepare the squash by halving them and removing the seeds and fibers. 2. Pour the water into a baking dish and set the squash on top. Spread 1-2 teaspoons Moroccan Butter over each [...]

By | 2015-10-27T14:57:54+00:00 October 27th, 2015|Recipes|Comments Off on Baked Butternut Squash with Spicy Moroccan Butter

Curried Squash Soup

The mild flavor of the squash is sparked with the curry and ginger. A splash of vinegar adds tang and gusto. This soup is very good hot or cold, and makes a great leftover. Ingredients: 2 cups diced onions 1 tablespoon olive oil 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger root 2 teaspoons [...]

By | 2015-08-25T13:04:06+00:00 August 25th, 2015|Recipes|Comments Off on Curried Squash Soup

Dijon Carrots and Summer Squash

Ingredients: 1-2 carrots, cut into thin 2-inch sticks 2 tablespoons chicken or vegetable broth 1½ cups summer squash cut into thin 2-inch sticks 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar 1 teaspoon honey 1½ teaspoons Dijon mustard Directions: 1. Combine carrots and broth in a saucepan. Cover and cook over medium heat 10 minutes. Add the squash [...]

By | 2015-07-28T14:14:24+00:00 July 28th, 2015|Recipes|Comments Off on Dijon Carrots and Summer Squash

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup with Seared Radicchio

Ingredients: 2-3 pound butternut squash 1-3 tablespoons olive oil, plus extra for the squash 2 onions, finely chopped 10 fresh sage leaves, chopped; or ½ teaspoon dried 3 thyme sprigs, leaves stripped and chopped; or ¼ teaspoon dried ¼ cup chopped parsley 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped sea salt and freshly ground pepper 2 quarts [...]

By | 2014-12-02T14:16:50+00:00 December 2nd, 2014|Recipes|Comments Off on Roasted Butternut Squash Soup with Seared Radicchio

Butternut Squash Salad with Cranberry Dressing

Ingredients: ½ cup pecans, toasted and chopped ½ cup fresh or frozen cranberries, rinsed ¾ cup freshly squeezed orange juice 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon maple syrup sea salt freshly ground pepper 1½ pounds butternut squash Directions: Preheat oven to 300 degrees. Toast the pecans for 15-20 minutes, or [...]

By | 2014-11-19T14:50:30+00:00 November 19th, 2014|Recipes|Comments Off on Butternut Squash Salad with Cranberry Dressing

Roasted Butternut and Ricotta Phyllo Pie

Ingredients: 2 pounds butternut squash, peeled, cut into ½-inch cubes (about 4 cups) 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided sea salt freshly ground pepper 5 sprigs of thyme 1 cup ricotta 3.5 ounce feta cheese, crumbled 1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme 1 teaspoon chopped parsley ½ teaspoon chili pepper flakes (or more if you like a [...]

By | 2014-11-19T14:49:35+00:00 November 19th, 2014|Recipes|Comments Off on Roasted Butternut and Ricotta Phyllo Pie

Red Curry Glazed Squash with Coconut Rice

Ingredients: 2 teaspoons red curry paste 1 teaspoon honey 1 cup plus 1 teaspoon coconut milk, divided 1 butternut squash, stem sliced off 1 tablespoon olive oil sea salt and freshly ground pepper 1½ cups brown basmati rice (or your choice) about 15 cilantro leaves plucked from the stems Toasted cashews Unsweetened shredded, toasted coconut [...]

By | 2014-11-12T15:25:32+00:00 November 12th, 2014|Recipes|Comments Off on Red Curry Glazed Squash with Coconut Rice

Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese

Autumn is upon us, and I am seeing shades of orange and red everywhere I go-many in the form of pumpkins and winter squash. We finally harvested the majority of our squash and pumpkins and now its time to cook up those quintessential fall dishes. I have made pumpkin bread, pumpkin pancakes, squash and apples, [...]

By | 2014-10-28T13:18:48+00:00 October 21st, 2014|Discover This!, Family Friendly Recipes, Recipes|Comments Off on Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese

Butternut Squash and Green Beans

Ingredients: 1½ cups vegetable broth 2 tablespoons tamari soy sauce 1 tablespoon sake 2 teaspoons honey 1½ tablespoons grated, peeled fresh ginger ¾ pound butternut squash, peeled and cut into 1-inch chunks ¼ teaspoon sea salt 1/3 pound green beans, ends snipped off 1 tablespoon cornstarch or arrowroot dissolved in 2 tablespoons water. Directions: In [...]

By | 2014-10-15T13:41:45+00:00 October 15th, 2014|Recipes|Comments Off on Butternut Squash and Green Beans