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Chocolate Chip Squash Bread

Chocolate Chip Squash Bread

From the Eva Bakes food blog, here’s a yummy spiced bread made with butternut squash.  You can substitute other similar winter squash for the butternut (e.g. pumpkin or buttercup), and since you’ll probably have more than 1 cup of squash purée, you’ll be able to make several loaves (they freeze well too).  Yields one 9″x5″ loaf. (more…)

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. (more…)

Winter Squash

Winter Squash

Winter squash is really a misnomer, as these delicious treats are grown in the summer. They are edible well into the winter, however, thanks to their ability to last for months in storage.  First, be sure to check for any soft spots. If there are any, cook that squash right away. Soft spots can easily be cut out and the rest of the squash is usually fine. (more…)

Pumpkins

Pumpkins

We all are familiar with the big orange pumpkins that are evident everywhere this time of year. But did you know that there are different types of pumpkins? (more…)

Pumpkin Rice Soup

Pumpkin Rice Soup

Ingredients

1 ½ lb pumpkin, butternut squash or acorn squash
Small handful of lime leaves (optional)
2-3 chilies (or 1 small can)
2 cloves garlic, peeled and finely sliced (more…)