Tag Archives: 2015

Pie Pumpkins

Pie Pumpkin

Nothing beats the flavor of a pie pumpkin, with its sweet taste and smooth texture.  It provides the most vitamin A of all the common fruits and vegetables, and is also high in iron, potassium, and phosphorus.  Save the seeds–they are an excellent snack, offer additional nutritional benefits and can be seasoned a variety of ways. Store […]

Stuffed Acorn Squash

Stuffed Acorn Squash

This is another recipe found on Pinterest.  The author is Jen Nikolaus, who adapted it from Everyday Food Magazine.  It’s an excellent side dish to serve with a chicken breast, steak, or pork chops. Servings: 4 Ingredients: 2 (1-lb each) acorn squash, halved crosswise and seeded 3 Tablespoons olive oil, divided 8-oz package sliced button […]

Spaghetti Squash

Spaghetti Squash

This variety of winter squash is large, oval and yellow, and looks similar to a melon.  It is unique among squash because when cooked, its yellowish flesh separates into long strands that resemble pasta.  Spaghetti squash provides vitamins A and C and some of the B vitamins.  It is also an excellent source of fiber. To prepare, […]

Caribbean Crunch Squash

Caribbean Crunch Squash

Ingredients: 1 buttercup squash (2 to 2 1/2 lb) 2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted 2 tablespoons peach or apricot preserves 2 tablespoons graham cracker crumbs 2 tablespoons shredded coconut 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger 1/8 teaspoon ground allspice 1/8 teaspoon pepper Directions: 1.  Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Cut squash into quarters; remove seeds […]

Pin It on Pinterest