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Winter squash

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Baked Squash Macaroni, Part 2


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T-Shirt Bags

Martha Stewart introduces a show and talks about different squash, pumpkins, and gourds. Then Martha and guest Kristin St. Clair make bags from old t-shirts.
Source:The Martha Stewart Show, Season 3 Episode 3018

Peter's Winter Squash, Fennel, and Leek Broth


Creamy Winter Squash Soup with Herbed Crostini

  • 1 ounce (2 tablespoons) unsalted butter
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped (1 cup)
  • 2 small garlic cloves, minced (2 teaspoons)
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 2 stems fresh rosemary
  • 4 fresh sage leaves
  • 2 pounds buttercup, butternut, Hubbard, or kabocha squash, peeled, seeded, and cut into 2-inch cubes
  • 1 pound Yukon Gold potatoes (about 2 medium), peeled and cut into 2-inch cubes
  • 3 cups homemade or store-bought low-sodium chicken stock, plus more if needed
  • 2 cups water, plus more if needed
  • Herbed Crostini

Ginger Squash Soup with Parmesan Croutons

  • 2 3/4 pounds orange-flesh winter squash, such as butternut
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 medium leek, trimmed, white and green parts, cut into 1/4-inch pieces (1 cup)
  • 3 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated fresh ginger, or more to taste
  • 1 medium parsnip, (4 ounces), peeled and cut into 1/4-inch pieces
  • 1 teaspoon salt, plus more to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, plus more to taste
  • 4 cups Homemade Chicken Stock, or canned low-sodium chicken broth, skimmed of fat
  • 2 three-quarter-inch slices whole-wheat bread, crusts removed
  • 3 tablespoons freshly grated Parmesan cheese

Pork with Mashed Pumpkin

  • 2 pounds boneless pork butt, cut into 1-inch chunks
  • 2 small onions, 1 whole and unpeeled, 1 coarsely chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves, 2 whole and unpeeled, 2 finely chopped
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 1 teaspoon black peppercorns
  • 1 two-and-a-half- to three-pound pumpkin or winter squash, or a chunk of the same size cut from a West Indian squash, unpeeled
  • 4 to 5 arbol, or dried Serrano chiles
  • 1/4 cup pumpkin seeds
  • 3/4 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 3/4 teaspoon coriander seeds
  • 2 medium-size ripe tomatoes, coarsely chopped
  • 4 tablespoons lard, preferably home-rendered, or vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons apple-cider vinegar

Roasted Vegetables

  • 8 ounces fresh mushrooms, such as cremini, shiitake, or button, trimmed
  • 2 bunches baby or 3 medium turnips, peeled and left whole or cut into wedges if large, root end left intact
  • 1 small delicata or acorn squash (about 1 1/4 pounds), seeded and cut into 1/4-inch-thick rounds
  • 8 to 10 small carrots (about 1 pound)
  • 8 very small or 2 medium red onions, left whole and root end left intact or cut into wedges if large
  • 4 garlic cloves, smashed
  • 5 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper

Dumpling Squash with Cream and Sage

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