This year for Halloween, I decided to decorate our house with smaller pumpkins that could be roasted and enjoyed in a variety of different ways. Don’t get me wrong, we did crave one pumpkin which was set out on our front steps aimed at scaring little trick or treaters. Not sure we successfully achieved that with my amateur carving skills, but we tried.
I received 2 medium sized delicate squash from my food bag last week and quite honestly, did not know what to do with them. So, I thought I would try roasting them.
First off, let me tell you what I learned. Delicata squash is a winter squash that does not grow as big as other varieties of squash such as acorn and butternut.
To make this recipe, I combined one of my favourite recipes for quinoa salad with a recipe for a stuffed acorn squash I found at www.food.com. Below you will also find some of my other substitutes for this great autumn dish.
Fall is the time of year I begin to crave warm bowls of soup made from fall vegetables that are in abundance this time of year. One of our family favourites is Roasted Butternut Squash Soup. Butternut squash is considered a winter squash. There are many types of winter squash including buttercup, butternut, spaghetti and acorn, to name a few