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Fun in the sun

Ethan Poulin, 2, squashes bubbles as mother, Lisa, prepares to blow more bubbles, while enjoying a sunny Wednesday at Evans Towne Center Park.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-10/fun-sun
Karin Calloway: Thai-inspired soup packed with good-for-you ingredients

...This week's Thai-inspired Coconut, Tomato and Winter Squash Soup can be whipped up in about 20 minutes, and it's packed...from canned crushed tomatoes, betacarotene from frozen winter squash puree (defrost before adding to the soup) and healthful fats...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/food/2014-09-02/thai-inspired-soup-packed-good
Small portions

...season. For December, that means citrus - blood oranges, mandarins, Meyer lemons; celery - both rib and root; winter squashes and other root vegetables; wild mushrooms and exotic black truffles; sweet bay scallops or oysters; and hearty winter greens...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/12/12/ent_325703.shtml
Things to Do
No perfect weapon against squash vine borer

...e-mails are already coming to me about the dreaded squash vine borer. This insect bores into squash stems, causing them to wilt during the day...soon, they eat so much of the stem that the squash dies. Unfortunately, they also bore into zucchini...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/gardening/2014-06-05/no-perfect-weapon-ag
Winter squash is healthful, delicious

...filling or possibly a baked acorn squash filled with butter and brown...are many varieties of winter squash aside from the familiar pumpkin...turban, spaghetti and Hubbard squashes. Each is delicious, versatile...healthy, you can't beat winter squash. Although none of them contain...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/10/27/liv_360818.shtml
Life & style
Butternut squash soup is big South African favorite

...that a lot of people think of butternut squash soup as the national soup of South Africa...safari. "If there's not butternut squash soup on the menu, it's not an authentic...soups of South Africa." "Butternut squash for us has big use," said Grant Cullingworth...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/20/foo_431862.shtml
Food
School menus

...carrots, frozen juice cup, pineapple and cherriesSept. 9: Shrimp and grits, riblet on bun, baby lima beans, summer squash casserole, pears and cherries, flavored applesauceSept. 10: Herb or barbecue chicken or steak strips with sweet potato cornbread...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2014-09-04/school-menus
Farmers market

...40 lbs.) $20-$21; radishes (box) $13-$14; rutabagas (50 lbs.) $26-$27; spinach (carton) $19-$20; squash (three-quarter bushel) $16-$17, No. 1 (three-quarter bushel) $13-$14, No. 2 (three-quarter bushel...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2014-08-21/farmers-market
School menus

...seasoned carrots, frozen juice cup, pineapples and cherriesAug. 19: Shrimp and grits, riblet on bun, baby lima beans, summer squash casserole, pears and cherries, flavored applesauceAug. 20: Herb or barbecue chicken or steak strips with sweet potato cornbread...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2014-08-13/school-menus
Wine Time: Landmark Vineyards Overlook Chardonnay 2012

...butter.The Overlook Chardonnay also would pair well with whole roasted chicken rubbed with rosemary and lemon zest, turkey, grilled red snapper, sashimi, butternut squash ravioli, some Asian dishes and summer salads.Serve chilled.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-08-12/wine-time-landmark-vi