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Butternut Squash with Walnuts and Vanilla Recipe. We're using butternut squash for this dish, but you could easily use kabocha squash instead, or any firm, easy-to-peel, winter squash.

Butternut Squash with Walnuts and Vanilla Recipe

You can either boil or roast the squash, directions are given for both methods. Method 1a If roasting Preheat oven to 400°F. Coat the cubed squash with a little vegetable oil and spread out onto a baking tray. Sprinkle with salt and roast until the cubes begin to brown, about 20 minutes. 1b If boiling Put 4 cups of water into a medium-sized pot and add the bay leaves. 2 Heat a large sauté pan over medium-high heat and toast the walnuts. 3 Melt the butter in the pan with the walnuts over medium-high heat. Crispy Parmesan-Rosemary Sweet Potato Stacks. These crisp, buttery Parmesan-rosemary sweet potato stacks are SO delicious and only need 4 ingredients!

Crispy Parmesan-Rosemary Sweet Potato Stacks

Cook them for a fun weeknight side dish, or serve them as a unique part of your Thanksgiving menu. I’m the biggest fan there is of classic Thanksgiving comfort foods. Give me fluffy mashed potatoes, tangy cranberry relish and a perfectly crisp turkey any day! I dream of the sausage stuffing. I plan the menu months in advance. What? That’s not to say I don’t like to switch things up once in a while. How to cook squash – roasting, baking, buying and more. How fantastic are fall and winter squash?

How to cook squash – roasting, baking, buying and more

They're packed to the gills with antioxidants, dietary fiber, Vitamin A and carotenes, fill you up for just a few calories, and can be prepared in approximately seventy billion ways, from sweet to savory. Plus they're in season right this very second, generally cheap as the dickens, and add glorious color and fabulous flavor to your holiday feasts. But how do you tackle the beast? Butternut squash can be unwieldy to butcher, some varieties like turban, hubbard and kabocha look all gnarled and knobbly and scary, and how the heck do you cook them? Let's quash all those worries right this second, starting with selection.Buying and storing Don't try it 'til you've knocked it.

A winter squash will keep from one to three months if it's stored in a cool, dark place (and not near apples which will cause accelerated decay), but if you know you'll be consuming it sooner, a brightly-colored or curiously shaped squash can make a fabulous table decoration. 1. Crock Pot Green Beans amp; Bacon Recipe - - 320062. Slow Cooker Southern Green Beans: Southern Style Beans are Flavored with Bacon and Onion. A variety of vegetables is one of the most important elements of any proper Southern meal.

Slow Cooker Southern Green Beans: Southern Style Beans are Flavored with Bacon and Onion

One very popular vegetable is Southern Green Beans; these aren’t, however, the plain green beans that many are used to eating. Southern green beans are slowly simmered with additions such as bacon, ham, salt pork, and/or onions until they are very soft and have absorbed the flavor of the other ingredients. The finished product will not be a bright green as in beans that have been cooked until crisp-tender. In fact, they will resemble beans from a can—kind of a gray-green color. The similarities stop there, however, as these long-simmered Southern-style green beans will be very flavorful and delicious. One word of warning: Don’t be tempted to use canned green beans as is the practice in some sub-standard restaurants. Sweet Potato Hash Browns Recipe. So, do you want to know the secret to truly amazing, mind blowing, crazy good hash browns?

Sweet Potato Hash Browns Recipe

Make them with sweet potatoes! (And butter) I love potato hash browns as well as anyone, but oh my gosh. Sweet potato hash browns? WOW. Nothing more. Because I’m sure someone will ask, no, I don’t recommend using a fat other than butter (unless it’s ghee). Serve with a side of fried eggs. By the way, if you’ve never made sweet potato fries before, and you do following this recipe, and it changes your life for the better as I fully expect it will, you can make a donation to me at ….. Ingredients 1/2 pound sweet potato (about half a large sweet potato), peeled and grated through the large grates of a box grater4 Tbsp butterSaltPepper Method 1 Melt 2 Tbsp of butter in a cast iron pan on medium high heat. 2 Working in batches if necessary (use 2 Tbsp of butter per batch), scoop large spoonfuls of grated sweet potatoes into the pan forming small mounds.

Crispy Baked Sweet Potato Fries with Chipotle Aioli. July 18, 2011 at 6:09 pm French fries are one of my favorite comfort foods – salty, carby goodness!

Crispy Baked Sweet Potato Fries with Chipotle Aioli

I rarely ever order my own side of fries when eating out, with the exception of a few places that make the thick-cut version like Ted Montana’s Grill or Fuddruckers, oh my! My preference is a thicker fry instead of shoestring so I can really taste the potato instead of just the fried coating on the outside. Oven Roasted Green Beans Recipe : Emeril Lagasse. Grilled Acorn Squash with Asiago and Sage Recipe at Epicurious. Cooked covered on the cool side of a two-stage charcoal grill, or the cool side of a gas grill.

Grilled Acorn Squash with Asiago and Sage Recipe at Epicurious

Adapted from Weber's Real Grilling. servings6 servings Ingredients 3 acorn squashes (1 1/4 to 1 1/2 lbs. each)4 T unsalted butter1 T brown sugar3 t finely chopped fresh sage1 t onion powder1 t maple syrup1/2 t kosher salt1/4 t ground black pepper1/2 c grated aged Asiago cheese Preparation 1. 2. 3. 4.