All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Squash’

Discover the many varieties of winter squash available and learn the best way to cook them in this guide to demystifying winter squash.

What the Heck is That?! Your Guide to Delicious Winter Squash

Don’t be intimidated by those weird and wonderful winter squash! Fanciful shapes, stripes, bumps, and warts, these gorgeous vegetables are as tasty as they are pretty.  If your only winter squash experience is pumpkin pie, it’s time to try something new. There are many varieties of winter squash available that are versatile, healthy, and delicious. The next time you are out …

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Acorn Squash Coconut Chickpea Stuffing Recipe From The Complete Coconut Cookbook

Acorn Squash with Coconut Chickpea Stuffing Recipe

Squash is probably my very favourite thing about fall. There are so many varieties that are beautiful to decorate with, but the flavours are really what gets me in the autumn spirit. Rich, sweet butternut squash , sweet-potato-esque delicata squash, and pasta-like spaghetti squash are such fun to cook with. Acorn squash is a lighter version of a winter squash, with …

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Painted Squash Faces Pumpkin And Butternut

Painted Pumpkins: Fun Fall Crafts for Kids

Painting pumpkins is an easy project that will last a lot longer than a carved pumpkin, especially in climates that are still toasty warm in the fall. Sketch some silly faces or favourite things and get crafty! This DIY shows you how to prep, paint, and seal painted pumpkins so they will weather the, well, weather.   Materials Pumpkins or squash Damp …

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Halloween Planter Kale Crocosmia Asters And Rock Spider

Weekend Project: Halloween Planters

Halloween is a fun holiday to decorate for, because you can have such a range of decorations from scary and creepy to completely adorable. I like to make special Halloween planters that feature purple and orange colors and surprising Halloween-themed accents, like broomsticks and zombie hands. For the Halloween weekend project we put together a variety of festive planters, complete …

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home grown vegetables

Harvest Report

There has been so much that has needed harvesting with the cool and super wet weather that we have been having that I just can’t keep up with it all.  This is a collection from my home garden and my community garden plot: many tomatoes, fairy tale eggplant, leeks, small wonder spaghetti squash, zucchini, a baby cinderella pumpkin, and hops from …

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Squash Harvest

First Harvest of September

It’s harvest season.  There are piles of produce filling my fridge, tabletop, counters, bootroom and basement.  I have bags and bowls and boxes of fresh food overtaking the house, overflowing the allotted foodstuff spaces, making it so I need to step over it all to just get through a doorway.  It’s definitely harvest season. Here is what I’ve harvested from my community garden and …

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