I'm a terrible cook, but when I smelled the baking acorn squash
, I almost called the Food Network.
As opposed to zucchini, crookneck and pattypan summer squash, which are harvested when their skin is soft, acorn squash
is harvested after it develops a tough skin that allows it to keep for many months.
Baby corn Baby leeks Beetroot Broad beans Broccoli Brown Onions Cabbage Carrots Celeriac Celery Cep mushroom Chanterelle mushroom Chestnut mushroom Chilli peppers Chinese leaf Closed cup Corn-onthe-cob Courgette Dwarfbeans Fine beans Flat beans Galangal Garlic Ginger Globe artichoke Kale Leeks Marrow Mild and sweet (Spanish) onion Oyster mushroom Peas Peppers Potatoes Red onion Runner beans Shallots Shiitake mushroom Spinach Spring Onion Swede Tomatoes Watercress
1 large acorn squash
, peeled and cubed 1 small butternut squash, peeled and cubed 2 large white potatoes, cubed 2 large red potatoes, cubed 1 medium green pepper, julienned 1 medium sweet red pepper, julienned 1 small onion, quartered 12 whole garlic cloves, peeled 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1/2 cup olive oil
Table 1 Pounds of Fruits, Vegetables, and Bread Distributed Through Project GLEAN, in pounds (2001-2002) POUNDS Acorn squash
8,713 Artichoke 1,595 Asparagus 2,209 Bell pepper 7,453 Bread 7,187 Broccoli 2,490 Butternut squash 2,932 Cabbage 6,741 Cantaloupe 7,064 Celery 3,764 Cucumber 4,274 Eggplant 2,754 Grapefruit 4,728 Lemon 1,457 Lettuce (romaine) 1,942 Onion 5,693 Orange 2,009 Pear 1,500 Potato 13,068 Salad mix 1,534 Squash 3,183 Tangerine 1,704 Tomato 12,965 Turnip 1,111 Zucchini 1,674 TOTAL 109,744
I also brought in actual vegetables: acorn squash
, butternut squash, artichokes, red, green and yellow peppers, eggplant and several others with which even I wasn't familiar.
and carrots, for instance, are excellent sources of the antioxidant beta-carotene, and citrus fruits provide plenty of vitamin C, another stress-busting antioxidant.
Counting Calcium Acorn squash
1 cup 90 mg Almonds 1 oz.
125g/4oz acorn squash
(approximately 1/4 of an acorn squash
), peeled and seeded
3 acorn squash
3 tablespoons corn oil 6 teaspoons honey 12 teaspoons raisins Cinnamon
The UK comes into its own with thinner skinned green Acorn squash
, which looks like its name, and Gem, which is twice the size of a tennis ball.
That disco-era dazzle is evident in the color palette, which is punctuated by saturated rainbow brights, such as Acorn Squash
(PPG1212-6) and Rainbow Bright (PPG1243-7), exotic darks such as Egyptian Violet (PPG1168-7) and Black Walnut (PPG1041-1), as well as the mixed yellow Gone Giddy (PPG1216-7).
Recipes include mouth-watering delights such as Stuffed Acorn Squash
, Creamed Kale, Spaghetti alla Puttanesca, Lemon-Rosemary Meatballs (made with kidney beans, not meat).
They look like a mini-pumpkin or acorn squash
in shape, with stripes like a Delicata, but the interior flesh is a drab tan, suggesting low levels of beta-carotene.
ROASTED ACORN SQUASH
(Serves 8) Preheat oven to 400 F.