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Roasted Squash and Apple Salad

The holidays are over, and the internet and media are now focused on New Year’s resolutions, particularly those that involve healthy lifestyle and weight loss. Like everyone, I overindulge a bit during the holiday festivities. My body is telling me … Continue reading

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Sformato di Zucca – From the “Squash Eaters” of Ferrara

On a recent trip to Ferrara, I indulged in several of their local specialties, all that involved pumpkin, or zucca. According to Lynne Rossetto Kasper in The Splendid Table, “The Bolognese call the people of Ferrara ‘squash eaters’ because of … Continue reading

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Butternut Squash Puree – Cavucin of Friuli-Venezia Giulia

Last year around Thanksgiving I posted a couple of turkey recipes. If you’re looking for some ideas, check out my Braised Turkey with Pears and Chestnuts, and How to Use Your Entire Turkey.  This year, I’m writing up a few … Continue reading

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Gnocchi Class – Butternut Squash Gnocchi

My last post covered the standard potato gnocchi we made at my last cooking class. This one will address one of the myriad of variations that you see in Italy, a pumpkin or squash gnocchi. Although the basic technique is … Continue reading

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