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…

Butternut Squash Steak with Spicy Pepitas Pesto

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 treated right.  Butternut squash flesh is firm, velvety, and subtly sweet.  I…

Quinoa and Apple Stuffed Acorn Squash

The first Fall squash just arrived in my CSA veggie box — rich flavored, delicious acorn squash.  Yeah!  Each season has its culinary stars, and squash are definitely the stars of Fall.  Another autumnal joy is the new crop of apples in my local market.  I combined sweet-tart apples with protein packed quinoa and walnuts…