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Spaghetti Squash and Scallops

Want to try an alternative to pasta? Check out spaghetti squash. (The scallops aren’t integral to this recipe.)

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Basic Roasted Acorn Squash

It’s November. So it’s time to really appreciate autumn foods. Like acorn squash. I’ve had this squash several times, though I’d never made it myself until now. Cutting it open made me want to take a cooking class in knife-skills, so be careful when you go to cut it open because it can be tricky. […]

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Pork Chops with Roasted Apple and Squash

This recipe is from The Boston Globe Pair pork chops with roasted apples and caramelized squash, along with herbs and a splash of apple cider vinegar. If you need a side dish to go with the roasted goodies try egg noodles, red potatoes or a green veggie like broccoli. I made this for dinner with […]

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Chocolate Acorn Squash Baked Custard

The original recipe is from Manifest:Vegan. There were several setbacks in making this delicious dessert. One, I think the squash I used were too big, because I ended up with a lot. Two, I lack a food processor–blenders just aren’t the same. Three, I made this for multiple people and I had to multiply the […]

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Simple Summer Salad

This salad is super easy to put together–which means it’s great for anyone on the go (college students included!). It also features some great summer vegetables: raw beet and yellow squash add color and flavor to the leafy greens. Adding a quick burst of white vinegar is the perfect zing, too. I’ve found that I […]

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Summer Squash, Potato, and Carrot Purée with pistou

So yesterday in my garden class we harvested buckets of squash (and zucchini–don’t worry, it will show up later), bunches of carrots, and pounds of potatoes. And I thought to myself, “What could I make with this that is yummy + new + pretty easy?” Answer: purée. Let me just say that I love purées. […]

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Chicken Recuerdos de Tucson

Barbara Kingsolver describes her book Animal, Vegetable, Miracle as “part memoir, part journalistic investigation.” The book outlines her family’s experiences in moving from Tucson to a Virginian farm and living off locally grown food for a year. Kingsolver includes a bunch of great recipes as she goes through each season. When I was reading the […]

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Roasted Potatoes with Herbs

In the urban gardening class I’m taking, we can take home as much of the harvest as we want (hurray!). Today we dug up some potatoes, including some Peruvian purples, reds, and Yukon golds. I wanted to roast them, and adding some yellow squash and heirloom striped zucchini was the perfect touch. Ingredients assorted potatoes […]

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Pan-Seared Yellow Squash

This recipe is simple and tasty, and it’s a great way to eat some summer squash. Make sure you choose young, smaller squash: the flavor will be slightly sweeter and not as starchy as more mature squash. Ingredients (1 serving) olive oil 2 scallions 1 clove garlic 1 small/medium red beet 4 baby yellow squash […]

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