Fun Eating: Squash-Stuffed Shells

This weekend, I drove from spring to winter. It was very unusual. One moment, I was walking Stella in 60 degree weather, and three hours later, Stella was playing in falling snow. This strange weather pattern means only one thing: time is running out to enjoy fresh squash. So make these stuffed shells soon! I made them using a butternut squash, but if you do miss the end of winter, they would also be great with canned pumpkin purée. These … Continue reading

Squasheroni Pizza

Squash and pepperoni make the most complementary pizza toppings- who would have thought?! A little sweet, a little salty, a little spicy, a lot delicious. To make this pizza, preheat your oven to 500ºF. Stretch your favorite pizza dough as thin as it will go, and put it on a greased pizza pan. Drizzle some olive oil over the top of the crust, and spread it around with your hands. Season the crust with salt and pepper, and then sprinkle … Continue reading

Butternut Squash and Ricotta Gnocchi

This gnocchi is delicious, and it is so much easier to make than traditional potato gnocchi. You can make this gnocchi without creating a huge mess, and it is fun to eat too. I loved everything about them, especially getting to experiment with different sauces. Sage is the best match for these flavors, and you can use it a couple of different ways. I have found it easier to make gnocchi in smaller batches, so this recipe makes about 3 … Continue reading