Thanksgiving Honey Nut Squash Braise

Thanksgiving is just a bit over a week away, so I'll be posting recipes inspired by the holiday - sweet, succulent, rich 🙂 Honey Nut Squash is a butternut squash hybrid small enough to fit into your toddler's play kitchen oven. Its flesh is a bit darker, the skin has a lustrous shimmer to it,… Continue reading Thanksgiving Honey Nut Squash Braise

Halloween Candy Squash

A huge thanks to Slow Farms and the Ark of Taste for the main ingredient of this dish - the North Carolina Candy Roaster Squash! One taste and it was among my top favorite squashes. In comparison with the more common butternut it is sweeter, retains moisture better when roasted, and it's easier to peel… Continue reading Halloween Candy Squash

Halloween Hokkaido Soup

Halloween is almost here! Just two more blog posts until little trick-or-treaters will come knocking, and I have two sweet squash recipes for you 🙂 The first is a fall soup with orange Hokkaido squash and carrots accentuated with apple cider. The ingredients are naturally sweet and need little in terms of enhancing spices, and… Continue reading Halloween Hokkaido Soup

Delicata Salad

It's squash and pumpkin season in southern Michigan, and we love the local farms! Slow Farms especially, where Ilian helped stock our pantry with various heirloom varieties for the winter, let his imagination run free in a fairytale pumkin patch, and picked the last raspberries on the side of the farm stand. So lots of… Continue reading Delicata Salad