Tag: squash

  • "Kitchen Sink" Minestrone

    A few nights ago Lisa made one of those perfect-to-use-up-the-CSA-box recipes: this warming soup used just about every vegetable in the kitchen; adding a little pasta and some beans turned it into a great meal. Chris says: I love recipes like this that have so many vegetables in them… Lisa says: I know! The great […]

  • Spiced Acorn Squash Stew with Couscous

    Tonight Lisa made a stew and couscous combo adapted from a recipe found on the Food Network website. Acorn squash, spinach, garbanzo beans, onions, tomatoes, and spices over a bed of couscous. Chris says: Apparently we [heart] stews! Lisa says: What’s not to [heart]? This one is especially delicious. Chris says: …and colorful. Also, I […]

  • Quinoa with Butternut Squash and Carrot Stew

    Tonight we prepared this delicious, easy to make stew and quinoa dish, adapted from a recipe in Bon Appetit magazine. I’d never actually made quinoa before, and was surprised at its appearance before cooking — it’s a lot smaller than I thought. It plumps up nicely when cooked, and has a unique texture — it’s […]

  • Garden-Style Lasagna

    Tonight Lisa made this labor-intensive lasagna based on a Cooking Light recipe, and added extra spices and mushrooms. I’m usually a bigger fan of tomato-sauce based lasagna, but this one hit the spot with its variety in textures and sheer number of sauteed vegetables. Chris says: Wow you’re on a roll with these Cooking Light […]

  • Locro Chicken

    This stew I made from Great Bowls of Fire turned out more like a pilaf dish with all the rice; the flavors were pretty good, and it was nice to have butternut squash in a dish other than soup or baked in the oven. The chicken, tomatoes, garlic, peppers, and onions made for a nice […]