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Roasted Butternut Squash “Risotto”

Posted by on Tuesday, November 5, 2013, In : Recipes 

Yield: 6-8 servings

1 lb butternut squash, peeled and cut into 1″ pieces
1-2 Tbsp REAL olive oil (Did you know your olive oil is likely fake?)
1 medium head cauliflower (should yield 1 1/2 lbs of florets)
1/2 medium onion, chopped
2 Tbsp REAL butter or ghee 
1 garlic clove, minced
1 cup homemade chicken broth, divided (or if homemade isn’t available, find out where to get real bone broth without hidden MSG)
1 Tbsp chopped sage
Salt and pepper, to taste 

Preheat oven to 425 F.

Place the butternut squ...

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Sweet-Roasted Rosemary Acorn Squash Wedges

Posted by on Friday, February 1, 2013, In : Recipes 

Adapted From Tasty Kitchen 

 
 Ingredients
2 whole Acorn Squash, Cut Into 8 Wedges Each
4 dashes Olive Oil
Salt To Taste
1 stick Butter
½ cups Brown Sugar (lightly Packed)
2 Tablespoons Rosemary (minced)
Preparation Instructions
Place wedges in a baking dish and drizzle with olive oil. Sprinkle lightly with salt, then roast in a 350-degree oven for 20 minutes.
Combine butter, brown sugar, salt, and rosemary in a bowl and mix into a paste.
Remove squash from oven and smear paste all over squash. Return t...

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Acorn Squash Quesadillas and Sausage with Tomatillo Salsa

Posted by on Monday, January 14, 2013, In : Recipes 
Adapted from SmittenKitchen
The secret to getting your quesadillas crisp is to cook them in either butter or lard, and no skimping. A griddle is best if you have one, but a regular old frying pan will do in a pinch.



 1 small/medium acorn squash
4 tablespoons vegetable oil
3 tablespoons diced white onion
1 tablespoon minced jalapeno (you can also use the dried chili peppers)
1 clove garlic, minced
2 poblano chiles, roasted, peeled and cut into strips
Salt and pepper to taste
10-inch flour tortillas
1 cu...

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Roasted Butternut Squash, Radicchio and Onion

Posted by on Friday, December 28, 2012, In : Recipes 
Adapted from Simply Recipes
Prep time: 15 minutesCook time: 45 minutes
INGREDIENTS
1 medium butternut squash (about 2 pounds), peeled and cut into chunks
1 large onion, peeled and cut into wedges through the root
1 head radicchio, cut into wedges through the root
Olive oil
Salt and black pepper
1/2 cup pine nuts
1/4 cup chopped parsley
Grated parmesan or pecorino cheese to taste, about 1/4 cup to 1/3 cup
Balsamic vinegar to taste, about a tablespoon
METHOD
1 Preheat the oven to 400°F. Toss the squash chu...

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Food/Farming Related Articles/Tips


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Interview with Michael Pollan in Cleveland

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Freezing Fresh Vegetables, an OSU extension guide

Freezing Fresh Fruit, an OSU extension guide

Monsanto Tumbles Down, e-magazine article about GMO crops

What Are We Eating? PDF chart - What the average American Consumes In A Year

Listen In - The Diane Rehm Show on NPR, discussion about Organic Food Standards. 



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