Tag Archives: Squash

Zesty Ginger Butternut Squash Soup

Would you like a soup that will not only stick to your bones, but warm you up from the inside out in a pleasant way?  Try this Zesty Ginger Butternut Squash Soup.  This soup makes for a great meal that … Continue reading

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Big Bowl Soup With Pasta, Pan-fried Butternut Squash and Garden Fresh Greens

This is a quick and easy whole meal-in-a-bowl.  Especially great when there is a sick someone in the house during cold and flu season.  This soup will cure what ails you. If you are not sick, it is a good … Continue reading

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Oven Roasted Winter Squash, Spinach and Three Cheese Crepes

You are in the mood for comfort foods, passionately and creatively constructed for sharing with a house full of good friends, over a special glass of wine or two, with plenty of amusing stories, many marvelous memories and a full measure of … Continue reading

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Perfect Pumpkin Bread and Toasted Pumpkin Seeds

If you have never tried Pumpkin Bread, then is the recipe for you! There are always plenty of recipes and ideas for pumpkins and squash, and Pumpkin Bread is one of the best and easy ways I think to enjoy … Continue reading

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Oven Roasted Squash Mac ‘n’ Cheese

Squash or Pumpkin?  Both work equally well in this delightful recipe.  Who can’t go wrong with this awesome comfort food?  Serve this with on a chilly day with a light side dish of greens, a glass of wine and crusty … Continue reading

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Squash Veggie Burgers

Here’s an interesting way to get more veggies in and an equally interesting way to use squash, if you run out of ideas….  Squash, Carrots, Onions, Celery, Greens, almost anything you have on hand can go into these burgers and … Continue reading

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Butternut Squash and Cauliflower Curry

This dish is amazingly flavorful, incredibly healthy and loaded with fantastic aroma and spice. It is very high in fiber, and very low in calories. Butternut squash prepared with the skin left on takes on a wonderful nutty flavour.  Served … Continue reading

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Grilling Squash

GRILLED SQUASH This is one of my many favourite ways to use pepper squash or butternut squash in summer and early fall when the vine crops first start arriving in our CSA boxes. This is great along with grilled Portobello … Continue reading

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Healing Foods: Prevent or Treat Common Illnesses with Fruits, Vegetables, Herbs and More – Review and Giveaway

Healing Foods: Prevent or Treat Common Illnesses with Fruits, Vegetables, Herbs and More, by Dale Pinnock, published by Skyhorse Publishing.  Is a new and inspiring approach to show how easy and enjoyable eating for health can be. About the Book … Continue reading

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Roasted Butternut Squash Brown Rice Risotto

This is quite a special risotto.  You must try this! It doesn’t take much effort or fancy ingredients, but it looks good and tastes even better.  Your family and friends will be impressed and call you “quite the cook”.  In … Continue reading

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Pumpkin or Squash Pancakes

How many ways can you serve squash or pumpkin?  Here is just yet another in the long line of recipe ideas.  No more excuses.  I believe you can do almost anything with this versatile veggie from starters to desserts; breakfast … Continue reading

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Baked Stuffed Acorn Squash

Great winter recipe I just had to put up yet another Squash Recipe.  This one is an absolute winter heart and soul-warming winner, and was sent to me by my friend Trev.  For this one you must get ahold of … Continue reading

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Cooking With Pumpkins and Squash – Review and Giveaway

This is Squash and Pumpkin Season.  Cooking With Pumpkins and Squash, by Brian Glover, Ryland Peters & Small publishers,  is the perfect answer when it comes to what to do with this unique vegetable we have in our boxes at … Continue reading

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Squash Brownies

My Mom sent me this recipe.  All Moms please, for all those little ones who have a difficult time with squash, try out this recipe.  You will impress them, especially if you don’t tell them what this cake is really … Continue reading

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Butternut Squash Lasagna

The flavour combination of Sage and Butternut Squash is reminiscent of all that is good in the fall on a scenic sunny walk through a grove of hard-wood trees on a bed of freshly fallen leaves. 2 leeks or onions, … Continue reading

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A Summer-Inspired Winter Squash Recipe – Locavore Learner’s

Originally made for summer squash, this recipe is also great for changing up the taste of winter squash. The basil and tomato, added to the flavors of the squash make this dish really colourful as well as delicious! I decided … Continue reading

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How to Wrestle a Squash?

So my friend Nikki just approached me asking : “Any suggestions on how to get into those squash???  I just had my knives sharpened and I still found it a challenge to slice through that thing!” I find many times … Continue reading

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Penne alla Zucca, Pasta with Winter Squash Sauce

Need an alternative to Tomato Sauce?  Take a look at this recipe.  Pasta sauce made with Winter Squash, taken from one of my favourite cookbooks which I will review soon, From Asparagus to Zucchini, a Guide to Cooking Farm-Fresh Seasonal … Continue reading

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Getting Creative with Winter Squash

Sweet Mama squash is a variety of buttercup squash. It has a round, pumpkin shape weighing about 3 to 4 pounds. The squash has an orange or bluish-gray to dark green skin covering a thick, fine-grained golden meat that provides … Continue reading

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