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Visual Guide to Winter Squash
Descriptions and photos of various squash along with recipe links.  

Spaghetti Squash
As with many things in life there are multiple ways to do something. Cooking squash is no exception- let alone the variety of things you can do with this versatile squash. Here are some suggestions to get your ideas flowing.

Sausage, Kale and Spaghetti Squash Boats
Ingredients   1 medium spaghetti squash or 2 small spaghetti squash 1 1/2 lbs. Italian chicken sausage, casings removed 1 yellow onion, diced 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 bunch kale 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil, plus more for drizzling S

Chicken and Kale Casserole
from Prep Time 25 minutes Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes Serves 8 Ingredients Coarse salt and ground pepper 3/4 pound large pasta shells 2 tablespoons unsalted bu

How to Roast Winter Squash
This method is best used when you want to use the squash in a recipe that calls for roasting, then blending or pureeing the squash, e.g. soups, bisques, desserts.

Balsamic Glazed Buttercup Squash
Balsamic Glazed Roasted Buttercup Squash (Makes about 4 servings)Ingredients: 1 buttercup squash, or other winter squash (about 1.5 lbs.) 2 T honey 2 T good quality balsamic vinegar freshly ground black pepper and sea salt to tasteInstructions: Cut

Wilted Arugula and Pear Salad
4 large handfuls of arugula (about 12 ounces)1 tablespoon olive oil1 tablespoon white balsamic vinegar1 barely ripe pear3 ounces of soft blue cheeseSalt and pepper Heat a large skillet over medium heat with the olive oil. Lightly saute the arugula u
Products (Greens: Arugula, Pears)

Apple Curry Sauce / Dressing
This is terrific over Asian greens and / or spinach with toasted nuts, dried fruit soaked in balsamic or sherry vinegar (save some from the earlier recipe). I like it over remainders. It’s a simple way to turn last night’s roasted ve
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Roasted Butternut Squash with Cinnamon and Nutmeg
1 small butternut squash 2 TBSP butter Brown sugar Ground Cinnamon Ground Nutmeg     Preheat oven to 425⁰F. Line a small baking sheet with non-stick aluminum foil. Slice the stem off the top of the butternut squash and cut each
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Pumpkin Apple Crisp
This desert is best served warm – with whipped cream or ice cream, as a special treat. Makes 6 to 8 servings 4 cups of raw diced pumpkin* See note. 4 cups of peeled and diced apples ½ cup of maple syrup 1 cup of all purpose fl
Products (Pumpkin, Maple Syrup)

Kale Potato and Sausage Soup
1 Tablespoon cooking oil 1 pound of Smoked turkey Sausage or any sausage of choice 1 onion chopped 2 -4 cloves of garlic thinly sliced or coarse chopped 2 cups of half and half dairy 2 cups milk 2 cups of low sodium chicken broth 1 &fr

Cider Glazed Acorn Squash
2 acorn Squash salt & pepper to taste 1 Tbs olive oil 2 C cider or unfiltered apple juice 2 Tbs sugar 4 Tbs butter Freshly ground pepper to taste 1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Lightly grease an 8x8 baking dish. Halve squash, and remo

Pureed Butternut Squash with Sage & Toasted Almonds
This dish has earned a spot onto our Thanksgiving table! Its is a now well enjoyed tradition!
Products (Winter Squash, Sage, Squash)

Waffles with Squash & Apples
Start by melting ½ cup (1 cube) of butter and let it cool.   2 cups of cooked,  mashed winter squash * 6-8 eggs 2 cups milk 2 large apples-diced   Add cooled butter to this mixture.   In a separate bowl: 1 tsp cin

Kale with Fresh Ginger
Something new and tasty to do with Kale.
Products (Kale, Ginger)

Kale Chips with Chili Sauce
Healthy, spicy snack to have while watching a good movie on a rainy day.
Products (Kale)

Spaghetti Squash-How to cook
Spaghetti Squash-How to cook   Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.   Cut the spaghetti squash in half-lengthwise. Scrape out the seeds. Turn upside down on an oiled baking sheet or use parchment paper. Cook until soft- I test it by poki

Squash Apple Nut Bread
Squash Apple Nut Bread Any type of winter squash or pie pumpkin puree can be used in this recipe for a wonderful fall/winter quick bread. For squash or pumpkin puree just cut the squash or pumpkin in half, scoop out the seeds, and bake on a sheet
Products (Pumpkin, Winter Squash)

Winter Squash Chowder
This soup is very hearty and versatile. You can add any vegetable you may have on hand, add or change the seasonings or herbs, substitute cooked chicken for the ham, or add cooked beans for a vegetarian version. This recipe serves 6 to 8 people and r

Maple-Bacon Roasted Apples & Celeriac
From EatingWell:  September/October 2012 Ingredients 1 large celery root (celeriac), about 1 1/2 pounds, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive o

Pumpkin Stew
This is Fall time tradition at our house! It's a hearty and comforting celebration of the season!

Pumpkin Bread with Pecan Streusel Topping
BREAD 1 1/2 C pecan pieces 1 C canola or olive oil 3 C sugar 4 Large eggs 2 Cups (16 oz) pumpkin puree 1 C water 3 Cups all purpose flour 2 tsp baking soda 1 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg 1 1/2 tsp ground allspice 1 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon 1 1/
Products (Pumpkin)