Acorn Squash Ice Cream

Acorn Squash Ice Cream “Start enjoying those wonderful fall desserts before Thanksgiving with this ice cream made from a surprisingly sweet squash variety: acorn squash. The flavor combination of brown sugar and just a little butter makes it hard to forget this unique treat is in the freezer. The subdued amounts of spice complement the delicate flavor of acorn squash. I modified this recipe from an existing pumpkin ice cream recipe in one of my cookbooks.” Ingredients 1 acorn squash 2 tablespoons butter 1 tablespoon water, or as needed 4 egg yolks 1/2 cup light brown sugar 2 cups heavy … Continue reading Acorn Squash Ice Cream

Simple Roasted Butternut Squash

Simple Roasted Butternut Squash “Butternut squash is so good on its own, that barely any seasoning is needed. This recipe is so simple and easy.” Ingredients 1 butternut squash – peeled, seeded, and cut into 1-inch cubes 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 cloves garlic, minced salt and ground black pepper to taste Directions Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Toss butternut squash with olive oil and garlic in a large bowl. Season with salt and black pepper. Arrange coated squash on a baking sheet. Roast in the preheated oven until squash is tender and lightly browned, 25 … Continue reading Simple Roasted Butternut Squash

Goat and Butternut Squash Stew

Goat and Butternut Squash Stew Recipe By:NMHeckel “This is a tasty, spicy dish for a cold fall or winter evening and can be a good way to introduce goat to people who think they don’t like goat. If you’re not a fan of a long saute process, it can also be prepared in a slow cooker. Serve over rice.” Ingredients 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon ground coriander 1 teaspoon ground ginger 1/2 teaspoon sweet paprika 1/2 teaspoon smoked sweet paprika 1/2 teaspoon smoked hot paprika 1/2 teaspoon ancho chile powder 1 (3 pound) bone-in goat shank 1/4 teaspoon salt, … Continue reading Goat and Butternut Squash Stew


SUMMER SQUASH BREAD (YELLOW OR ZUCCHINI) 2 c. sugar 1 c. vegetable oil 3 eggs 1 tsp. vanilla extract 3 c. flour 1 tsp. salt 1 tsp. baking soda 1 tsp. cinnamon 2 c. unpeeled squash shredded 1 c. chopped nuts Beat sugar, oil, eggs and vanilla in mixing bowl until fluffy. Mix flour, salt, baking soda and cinnamon. Add to egg mixture and stir until well blended.Stir in squash and nuts. Turn into a greased and floured 9 x 5 x 3 inch loaf pan. Bake at 350°F for 1 hour and 20 minutes or until done. Wrap in … Continue reading SUMMER SQUASH BREAD (YELLOW OR ZUCCHINI)

Autumn Spiced Butternut Squash Bread

Autumn Spiced Butternut Squash Bread Prep 15 m Cook 1 h Ready In 2 h 15 m Recipe By:BOLTONLANE “This is a good way to use butternut squash. It has the aroma and flavors of a pumpkin bread. A great bread for Thanksgiving time.” Ingredients 2 2/3 cups white sugar 2/3 cup shortening 2 cups pureed cooked butternut squash 4 eggs 2/3 cup water 3 1/3 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking soda 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon ground cloves 2/3 cup chopped walnuts (optional) 2/3 cup raisins (optional) Directions Preheat … Continue reading Autumn Spiced Butternut Squash Bread

Black Bean, Rice, and Squash Soup

Black Bean, Rice, and Squash Soup     Yield: 10 cups Ingredients   3 tablespoons chopped, garlic, (one head) 1 tablespoon olive oil 4 cups water 3/4 cup brown rice 1 bay leaf 3 1/2 cups tomato purée 3 cups bite sized pieced butternut, squash 1 cup chopped, parsley 2 teaspoons fennel, seed 1/2 teaspoon dried red pepper, (optional) 3 cups cooked, black beans 1 teaspoon salt   Directions In a soup pot, sauté the garlic in the oil until soft and brown. Add the water, rice, and bay leaf to the browned garlic, cover, and bring to a boil. … Continue reading Black Bean, Rice, and Squash Soup

Mediterranean Zucchini and Chickpea Salad

Mediterranean Zucchini and Chickpea Salad Prep 25 m Ready In 25 m Recipe By:ChristineM “Chopped zucchini, chickpeas, tomatoes, and fresh basil in a light balsamic dressing. Or you can use red wine vinegar! Makes a great side dish or light lunch. Not necessary, but best if chilled at least a couple hours to let flavors blend.” Ingredients 2 cups diced zucchini 1 (15 ounce) can chickpeas, drained and rinsed 1 cup halved grape tomatoes 3/4 cup chopped red bell pepper 1/2 cup chopped sweet onion (such as Vidalia(R)) 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese 1/2 cup chopped Kalamata olives 1/3 cup … Continue reading Mediterranean Zucchini and Chickpea Salad

Zucchini Patties

Zucchini Patties Prep 10 m Cook 20 m Ready In 30 m Recipe By:Sherlie A. Magaret “These cheesy zucchini patties are an excellent way to use up that abundance of zucchini from the garden. Serve with a bit of tomato sauce or sour cream dabbed on top.” Ingredients 2 cups grated zucchini 2 eggs, beaten 1/4 cup chopped onion 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese salt to taste 2 tablespoons vegetable oil Directions In a medium bowl, combine the zucchini, eggs, onion, flour, Parmesan cheese, mozzarella cheese, and salt. Stir well enough … Continue reading Zucchini Patties

Chicken & Spaghetti Squash Recipe

Chicken & Spaghetti Squash Recipe TOTAL TIME: Prep: 45 min. Bake: 20 min. YIELD:5 servings Ingredients 1 medium spaghetti squash (4 pounds) 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained 2 tablespoons prepared pesto 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning 1/4 cup dry bread crumbs 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1/2-inch cubes 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon olive oil, divided 1/2 pound sliced fresh mushrooms 1 medium onion, chopped 1 garlic clove, minced 1/2 cup chicken broth 1/3 cup shredded cheddar cheese Directions 1. Cut squash in half lengthwise; discard seeds. … Continue reading Chicken & Spaghetti Squash Recipe

Baked Spaghetti Squash with Garlic and Butter Recipe

Baked Spaghetti Squash with Garlic and Butter Recipe Servings: 6 Prep Time: 5 Cook Time: 60 I tend to under-bake the spaghetti squash just a bit, so it still retains just a slight crunch. Baking time really depends on how big your squash is – try to get the smallest one, especially if you’re only feeding 4 people. It’s ready if you can pierce the squash with a paring knife with little resistance. If you’re a garlic love, don’t be shy – use more! Alternatively, microwave the whole squash for 2-4 minutes (to soften enough to cut lengthwise). Place squash … Continue reading Baked Spaghetti Squash with Garlic and Butter Recipe