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Squash and Fear

I have to share with you, I had butternut squash sitting in my kitchen for literally three months before I could summon up the courage to try peeling one.

Why, I wonder? It’s not a grenade; it’s not likely to explode if I cut into it wrong. I just had a picture of myself, sweating […]

American stew

For me, soups are to winter what salads are to summer. “Here’s some random food, let’s put it in a bowl and eat it.” Because I prefer raw veggies to cooked ones, I never get as excited about soups and stews as I do about salads. Nonetheless, it’s cheaper to eat local veggies in soups […]

Recipe: Squash Soup

So the recipe for the video in the previous entry would be:

Split and roast a medium-sized butternut squash for an hour at 350 degrees F or until fork-tender. Allow to cool.

Dice 2 medium onions. In a 4-quart saucepot or Dutch oven, Sautee in 1 tbsp oil with 1 tsp. ground cinnamon and 1/2 […]

Just in time for Thanksgiving – a squash dish.

Squash has tons of vitamins and fiber and tastes good too. Squash, beans and corn were raised by Native Americans in this country so often for a reason – they are good for you and good for the land. When you take care of them, they take care of you.

You can probably buy butternut […]