Monday, November 15, 2010

Not just for decoration...

Growing up, I loved the way my house looked from October through January. Where there was once boring old empty space, during these months there was suddenly an array of holiday decorations. It was generally about this time of the year that the Halloween/Fall decorations were put away and the Christmas decor would begin to emerge from the depths of the basement. Yes. I know it isn't even Thanksgiving yet. My mom is cuckoo for Christmas ; )

Anyway, what I didn't know then was that all of those crazy gourds and squash that were displayed around the house should NOT have been disposed of when the time came to replace them. They should have gone straight into the oven and then into my mouth. Fall and winter squash are AMAZING. This weekend I tried one of the great recipes that Eating Well featured on these babies... Sunday breakfast= baked apple waffles

Quick lunch before Sunday errands






Along with the squash we had a couscous and cabbage dish (recipe also from Eating Well). I was so consumed with the squash though that I forgot to snap a pic : \



Sliced squash and red onion courtesy of Patrick. Fall veggies may be yummy but you sure need some muscles to cut them up.




o0o0o0o0o the colors!


Delicata squash and red onion in maple dijon sauce. SUCCESS!
Ok. I'm off to think of same way I can eat the Christmas decorations before January roles around...






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  1. This looks so yummy! I love yellow squash... can't wait to make this :)

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