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...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...

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Mediterranean Tuna Couscous Salad is chock-full of vegetables

...kalamata olives, but feel free to go nuts with the vegetables and add whatever you have on hand. Cubes of zucchini or yellow squash would be delicious additions.You could use a bottled vinaigrette to dress this salad, but I prefer to make my own. For this...

Soup offers a fresh take on squash at Thanksgiving

...There's little question about it - butternut squash belongs on the Thanksgiving table. But...better - tamari-coated pumpkin seeds. SQUASH BISQUE WITH ROASTED CORN SALSAStart to...this mixture. Add the ginger, butternut squash, carrots and bring to a simmer. Cook...


...Thanksgiving tables, traditional butternut squash purees often feel like the culinary family's...sauce and the savory chew of turkey, squash can seem ill-defined and uninteresting...magazine's recipe for roasted butternut squash puree. Roasting sweetens and intensifies...

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...

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Squash gives stew added flair

Beef stew served in baked winter squash is a cook's dream, simple and savory...availability or personal preferences. Acorn squash, shaped like an acorn with a dark green...well for this recipe. In general, small squash make great individual soup bowls, and...

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Who's to blame for wilting squash?

...EASY APPROACHES TO A SQUASH PROBLEMMy favorite method...Walshia is to keep my squashes happily growing in spite...portion dies.Not all squashes are equally susceptible to the squash vine borer. Butternut squashes (pear-shaped) generally...

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...

Beets put fresh spin on staple

Roasted squash is so been-there-done-that. Not...at ways to jazz up your basic roasted squash ? by giving it both a partner and a dressing...well with the natural sweetness of the squash.For the dressing, we went with garlic...

Laney girls get another easy state playoff win

...free to roam. She can side-step a helpless defender for a layup and then race down the court immediately after the score to squash a layup attempt with a block.Collier and the Laney girls basketball team thrived in a nearly nonstop pace to rout McIntosh...