Indian-spiced Squash Soup with Crispy Quinoa

Ingredients: 2 pounds whole squash 1 shallot 2 teaspoons olive oil 1 tablespoon curry powder 1/2 tablespoon garam masala 1/2 teaspoon cumin 1/4 teaspoon cayenne 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 2 cups vegetable broth 1/2 cup coconut milk For the garnish: Fresh cilantro and crispy quinoa For the quinoa: 1/4 cup almonds 1/3 cup uncooked quinoa,…

Gochujang and Sesame Roasted Squash

Ingredients: 2 tablespoons sesame seeds 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 tablespoon gochujang  2 teaspoons soy sauce 1 medium butternut squash, peeled, seeded, sliced ¼” thick Scallions, thinly sliced Flaky sea salt Place racks in upper and lower thirds of oven; preheat to 425°. Whisk sesame seeds, oil, gochujang, and soy sauce in a large bowl.…

Thai Pumpkin Curry

Ingredients: 3/4 cup coconut milk, divided 3 tablespoons Red Curry Paste 1 lb pumpkin  cut into one inch cubes 1 cup stock (or water) pinch of salt 2 cups oyster mushrooms, sliced 1 red pepper, sliced 4-5 kaffir lime leaves 2 tablespoons lime juice 2 tablespoons fish sauce 5 sprigs Thai basil Pour 1/2 cup of coconut milk…

Pumpkin Butter

Roasted Pumpkin or Winter Squash 2 1/2 pounds (1 or 2) pumpkin or winter squash, halved and seeded Vegetable oil for coating Preheat the oven to 400° F. Brush the cut sides of the pumpkins with oil. Place the halves, cut side down, in a baking pan and roast for 45 minutes, or until the…

Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese

Ingredients 2 cups cubed peeled butternut squash (about 1 [1-pound] squash) 1 cup chicken broth 3/4 cup milk 1 garlic clove 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1 tablespoon Greek yogurt 3/4 cup shredded Gruyère cheese 1/2 cup grated pecorino Romano cheese 1/4 cup finely grated fresh Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, divided 1/2…

Squash Spaetzle

Ingredients 2 eggs 1 egg yolk 1/3 cup milk 2/3 cup squash puree 2 cups flour 1 teaspoon salt Mix together the eggs, yolk, and milk. Add the squash and whisk until smooth. Whisk in flour and salt and let rest a few minutes. Set up an ice water bath. Place a colander over a…

Thai-Spiced Pumpkin Soup

Ingredients 2 acorn squash, pumpkins, or other smallish winter squash 1 14-ounce can coconut milk 1 teaspoon (or more) red Thai curry paste 2 teaspoons fine grain sea salt (or to taste) Preheat the oven to 375 degrees and place the oven racks in the middle. Cut each squash/pumpkin into halves (or quarters). Roast for…