Tag: squash

In the Kitchen

Butternut Squash

Dinner tonight – I took one of the butternut squashes that we harvested from our front yard garden and peeled it and then cut it to cubes about one inch by one inch.  I picked the cubes of butternut squash into a baking dish, poured on a couple tablespoons of olive oil, a shake of […]

Growing Food

Chayote Squash

I have discovered (much like Europeans say they “discovered” North America) a very tasty and intriguing new vegetable – the chayote squash. Next to my mother’s home lives a Chinese family and the grandmother from that home is wild about gardening. They have every single inch of their backyard growing some kind of an edible […]