Posts Tagged ‘ squash ’

What Would Betty Do Logo What’s For Thanksgiving Dinner?

A Complete Thanksgiving Meal Betty!  Help! I have guests coming over and I have no idea what to make for Thanksgiving dinner! Yes, it’s decorative gourd season! (link is absolutely NSFW, but a classic). “When my guests come over it’s gonna be like, BLAMMO! Check out my shellacked decorative vegetables….” But I digress. I have the perfect […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Try Something New: Acorn Squash

As a kid, I never ate squash. My mother relied heavily on bags of frozen vegetables, and fresh squash just wasn’t on the menu. Imagine the surprise of my adult self when I discovered that I actually liked it. Acorn squash is plentiful, cheap and tasty. There are two primary cooking methods: baking and microwaving. […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Try Something New: Spaghetti Squash

I’ve tried spaghetti squash before, and really, it’s a very likable veggie. How can you go wrong with anything that can be served like a pasta? For me, once a food meets tomato or parmesan, it achieves hallowed status. The problem is that I haven’t been able to convince the Tiny Kitchen Assistant that this […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo What’s in Season? November

We’re heading into comfort food season, and that’s definitely evident at the market. The month’s menu shifts from the last truly fresh salads of the season into roasted squash, potato dishes, and the rich, earthy favors of mushrooms. Vegetables Pumpkins Winter squash Yellow squash Sweet potatoes Broccoli Mushrooms Spinach Fruit Apples Cranberries Grapes Oranges Tangerines […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Broiled Yellow Squash

Squash and zucchini are plentiful, but ideas for what to do with them tend to elude me. Last weekend, my farmer’s market was practically giving away beautiful yellow squash. I decided to just throw something together and came up with this recipe. Broiling can be dangerous; I’ve burned more than my share of food over […] Read More