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11 June, 2022

Roasted Butternut Squash & Sausage with Gluten-Free Penne Pasta

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Butternut squash, also known as butternut pumpkin or gramma, has a sweet, nutty taste similar to that of a pumpkin. When ripe, it turns increasingly deep orange, and becomes sweet creamy buttery taste. Sage is a pungent herb combining the scents and flavors of citrus and pine. Fresh sage is more vibrant and less bitter compared
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7 December, 2021

Cooking With Butternut Squash

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Butternut squash might just be one of Autumn’s most versatile fruits, yes fruit. It is one of the most popular squashes with a mild, but sweet flavor and smooth-textured flesh. There are so many delicious ways to use this hard-shelled squash, from soups and salads to lasagna and pizza. Cooking With Butternut Squash The sweet,
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14 November, 2021

Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Cinnamon Butternut Squash with Pecans and Cranberries

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If you don’t like Brussels sprout you’ll love them in this recipe. Roasted Brussels sprouts taste great when combined with classic Autumn flavors. Butternut squash with cinnamon and real maple syrup provides a nice, sweeter contrast to the Brussels sprouts. Oh, and there’s that bit of crunch from the toasted pecans and more sweetness from
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11 January, 2016

Leafy Green Salads With Homemade Cheese

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Throwing some leafy greens with other vegetables together on a plate and topping it with some nuts, seeds and your favorite dressing or vinaigrette is a great way to get your daily servings of vegetables. How about going a step further and adding some cheese, like Parmesan, grumbled goat cheese, or even some of your
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2 January, 2016

Roasted Butternut Squash with Apples Cranberries and Candied Walnuts

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Here is a great dish that we believe you don’t have to wait until the Autumn months to enjoy. Cranberries are harvested September thru November, and are found fresh in the stores in the months of November and December. Cranberries are always associated with Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners. Cranberries freeze well for up to one
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30 September, 2015

Gluten-Free Penne with Smoked Bacon and Butternut Squash

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Butternut squash and also refereed to butternut pumpkin in Australia and New Zealand, is a winter squash. It has a sweet, nutty taste similar to pumpkin. According to Specialty Produce the butternut squash was developed in Stow, Massachusetts in 1940 by Charles A. Leggette. The squash is a member of the gourd family and is the
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20 August, 2015

Mexican Squash Pasta with Chorizo Meat Sauce

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All squash varieties are members of the Curcurbita family. They come in varying colors, textures, shapes, sizes, and a range of flavors. The three main categories of the Curcurbita family are: Curcurbita pepo– include but not limited too zucchini, summer squashes, acorn, and spaghetti squash Curcurbita maxima– includes but not limited too: banana squash, and pumpkin Curcurbita
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14 June, 2015

Gluten-Free Rigate With Roasted Butternut Squash & Smoked Bacon

Comments : 9 Posted in : Gluten-Free, Italian, Pasta on by : Cook Plate Fork
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The ultimate comfort food and easy to make pasta dish. With its subtle sweetness, butternut squash is a flavor that will go with almost any main dish. This buttery and savory dish with hints of herbaceous sage and the subtle sweetness and spice of shallots and cayenne pairs well the smoked applewood bacon. Gluten-Free Rigate
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20 January, 2015

Food Parts That Are Still Surprisingly Useful

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Don’t toss the food scrapes just yet! You can still use them to make or prepare something you may never given any thought too. Watermelon Rinds Watermelon rind has nutritional benefits. It contain vitamin-C and vitamin B-6, both great for skin, immunity, and the nervous system. Here’s something that maybe a surprise to you the
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2 January, 2015

Roasted Chicken and Butternut Squash with Spinach and Goat Cheese Salad

Comments : 11 Posted in : Chicken, Salads as a Main Course on by : Cook Plate Fork
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Autumn gives way to cold days and nights. Just about all colors in nature have faded and plant life has gone dormant. But colors of nature are always at work, and they can be found in the foods we consume through the winter months. Like Belgian endive, which peaks in late November and is generally available
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