Maple Whipped Butternut Squash
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Maple Whipped Butternut Squash | Dawn's Recipes

We love butternut squash all year round, but it’s not the easiest vegetable to prepare. When Thanksgiving rolls around and every burner of your stove is being used at once, the idea of pealing and chopping this tough gourd can seem daunting. I make the purée in advance when the squash is in season, then I freeze it in 2 cup portions in vacuum sealed bags.That way I always have some on hand ready to serve within minutes. 2 cups of squash will serve about 4 people, so scale the recipe as necessary when cooking for a larger crowd. … Continue Reading →

Grill-Roasted Butternut Squash
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Grill-Roasted Butternut Squash

You don’t have to wait till fall to enjoy roasted vegetables. Sure, when it’s 90° outside and 80% humidity, no one wants to run their oven. Well, if you have a heavy, flame-proof baking dish, you can roast your veggies on the grill. I considered using maple syrup in lieu of the brown sugar, which I still think would be amazing. Most people already have brown sugar in their pantry, and it’s much cheaper than maple syrup, so that tilted the scales. If you feel like splurging, give it a try. You can probably skip the 2 tablespoons of water … Continue Reading →