Baked Squash Gratin

Ariella snagged this recipe from Giada De Laurentiis on Food Network. It was excellent! 1 (3-pound) butternut squash, peeled, seeded and cut into 1-inch cubes Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste 1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan 1/4 cup basil pesto 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into 1/2-inch pieces, plus more for greasing Preheat […]

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Colcannon

Not only did Heidi host our potluck, she also whipped up a fantastic colcannon. This is a traditional Irish/Scottish dish, with the addition of milk and cheese. Here’s the recipe from Jane Brody’s Good Food Book: 1 lb all-purpose potatoes, washed but not peeled 1 lb green cabbage (about 4 cups), shredded 1-2 large onions, […]

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Pumpkin Muffins

Yum, these were good! Here’s Jamie’s muffin recipe… Makes 1 dozen Active time: 15 min. Start to finish: 1 hour INGREDIENTS: 1.5 cups all-purpose flour (I used half all-purpose, half whole-wheat) 1 tsp baking powder 1 – 2 cups canned pumpkin – depending on your desired pumpkin flavor (1 can is typically 15 oz.) (I […]

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Autumn Soup

Here’s Barbara’s recipe for the tasty soup she brought to our potluck: Sauté garlic, onions and leeks in olive oil. (How much? How much soup do you want?) While preparing the veggies for sautéing, steam carrots, potatoes, sweet potatoes, leftover squash, turnips, beets — anything that can be mashed to thicken the soup. (Veggies and […]

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Vegan Mushroom Pate

Rebecca brought a delicious pate to the potluck. Here’s her recipe: French (mushroom) Pate [vegan, contains nuts] 1 cup chopped walnuts 2 cups chopped mushrooms (I like baby ‘bellas or crimini) 2 cups diced onions 2 cups (one can) navy or garbanzo beans 4 teaspoons pate seasoning blend (see below) 1.5 teaspoons salt Olive oil […]

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Sweet Potato Buttermilk Pie

Here’s my recipe from the potluck… 1 1/2 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and chopped into 1/2 inch dice 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 3 large eggs, separated 1/2 cup sugar 2 tablespoons all purpose flour 3/4 cup whole […]

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Super Simple Baked Acorn Squash

This is really easy and delicious. Slice the squash in half lengthwise, scoop out the seeds with a spoon, and place the pieces cut side up in a baking dish. Put a small pat of butter inside each one, and sprinkle with brown sugar or a drizzle of maple syrup. Bake for about an hour […]

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Turnip Recipes

Turnips taste great roasted, either on their own or combined with other vegetables such as carrots, potatoes, onions, sweet potatoes, squash, and kohlrabi (mix and match whatever you have on hand this week from the farm). Just chop everything into 1 inch chunks, and toss into a pan with with a some olive oil, garlic, […]

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Butternut Squash Gnocchi

If that last ravioli recipe was just a bit too complicated for you, or if you don’t have a pasta roller, you might want to try making gnocchi instead. Here’s a pretty simple recipe for butternut squash gnocchi from Local Fork. 1 (1 1/2-pound) butternut squash, halved lengthwise and seeded 2 tablespoons chopped fresh sage […]

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Too Pretty to Eat (Almost)

Barbara shared this lovely still life she painted for David of our gorgeous CSA peppers. After they were captured on canvas, these beauties were stuffed with brown rice, sauteed garlic, vegetarian sausage, and spaghetti sauce. The stuffing was then topped off with mozzarella cheese, the ‘lids’ were replaced, and they were popped into the oven. […]

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