Posts tagged ‘butternut squash’

January 23rd, 2014

“Three Sisters” Squash Soup {Vegetarian}

by Chrissy

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What is “Three Sisters” you ask? In the Native American culture, squash, corn and beans are known together as the “three sisters”. I bet they don’t fight like sisters, though. They are all perfect complements to one another.

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I don’t know if you have ever had the pleasure of enjoying “Three Sisters” Stew, but it is quite tasty. The Whole Foods nearby, introduced the two of us and we’ve been great friends ever since.

This is the soupy version, because …

October 8th, 2012

Sweet Potato Gnocchi & Roasted Butternut Squash

by Chrissy


News flash: I actually felt a little chilly sleeping with the fan next to my face, last night. It looks like San Diego might just be giving into the arrival of Fall. Although it was still perfect beach weather, I thought I’d steal this opportunity to make a lovely Autumn dish.

My brother, Mike, was staying with me for the weekend so it was the perfect time to go all Fall “gourmet”. Him and I have the same love … Read more...

February 10th, 2012

Parmesan Roasted Brussels, Butternut Squash, and Kale

by Chrissy

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One of the many great things about Trader Joe’s, is that they charge a flat fee for the squash (and the rest of their produce… which isn’t always the best deal out there). But were talking squash, here. Not only do they have a good variety in the fall/winter months, regardless of size, weight or type of squash, they are all $1.99!

Naturally, we always choose the biggest one we find. It’s just habit.

With the unstable …

November 1st, 2011

Butter-less Butternut Squash Crumble (Savory)

by Chrissy

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I love Trader Joe’s, especially during the holiday season. Why? Well, because they come up with the best seasonal items, making it possible for drinks like this Spiked Pear Ginger Cider.

They are loaded with a variety of squash to choose from, for a set price. There is never a surprise on your receipt when you couldn’t resist picking the biggest butternut squash in the barrel, whether or not the recipe actually called for 7 lbs of squash…… Read more...