Monthly Archive: September 2016

Acorn Squash

Although considered a winter squash, acorn squash actually belongs to the same species as all “summer” squashes (such as zucchini and yellow squash).  The most common variety is dark green in color, but newer...

Circle Brook Farm

Farm News – September 26, 2016

Hi Folks!  So the nights are getting quite chilly now up here in the hills of Northwest NJ.  We came quite close to having a frost on Sunday night.  Just down the road, in...

Moroccan-Style Stuffed Acorn Squash

Moroccan Style Stuffed Acorn Squash

This recipe, hailing from an old issue of Whole Living by Martha Stewart (via The Bitten Word), serves 4. I’ve substituted whole wheat couscous or brown rice when I’m out of bulgur, just remember...

Circle Brook Farm

Farm News – September 19, 2016

Hi Everyone!  So we received a little bit of rain this past weekend.  I heard reports of heavy downpours near the farm but they seem to have missed us and we got perhaps a...

Roasted Winter Squash Seeds

Roasted Winter Squash Seeds

Pumpkins aren’t the only squash that yield tasty seeds for roasting!  Next time you prepare a winter squash (e.g. butternut or acorn squash), save the seeds and have yourself a nutritious little snack.

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Farm News – September 12, 2016

Hey Folks! So after another mercifully brief heat wave it has cooled off again. Unfortunately, the rain that generally accompanies these temperature changes did not materialize. We were also missed by the scattered storms...

Simple Spaghetti Squash

Simple Spaghetti Squash

This recipe from damndelicious.net really is the easiest way to cook spaghetti squash.  And it’s such a healthy substitute to pasta – low in calories and fat!

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Farm News – September 5, 2016

Hi Folks, I hope you had an enjoyable Labor Day weekend.  I guess we dodged a bullet with the hurricane moving out to sea — although I confess I was hoping it might spin...

Beet and Goat Cheese Hummus

Beet and Goat Cheese Hummus

Beets are one of those veggies that are a bit scary, but versatile enough that you can sneak them into almost any other recipe to make things interesting (remember Beet Meatloaf?).  This recipe from...