Three Sisters Stew

So — who are the Three Sisters? Corn, Beans, Squash. These three foods grow beautifully together in the summer vegetable garden, and form the basis for this hearty vegan stew. They also have complementary nutritional profiles. The protein from the combination of beans and lye-treated whole corn are more complete than either alone, and winter…

Autumn Squash Panzanella

I love panzanella. This humble dish usually combines stale bread, ripe tomatoes, and a simple dressing to create a savory, rich, satisfying salad. When I spied a bright orange Kuri squash in my CSA box, I decided to remodel the classic panzanella salad into a satisfying main dish starring autumn bounty – winter squashes. This…

Butternut Squash Steak with Spicy Pepitas Pesto

Craving this one today!  Reposting this hearty original butternut squash recipe.  Enjoy! Squash are reigning supreme at my local market, and one of my very favorites is the smooooth, sweet, easy on the taste-buds butternut squash. I found a big, blocky hulk of a butternut squash at my market, and decided it deserved to be…