Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Fall Harvest

I know it's fall when mom 
delivers butternut squash.
With soil still clinging to it's skin, it's as fresh as fresh can be.

Fall means winter squashes ~ delicata, acorn and hubbard will take the place of summer squashes ~ zucchini, yellow crookneck and patty pan. Colors at the farm stand will change from cornflower yellow to pumpkin orange. 
Martha Stewart's photo of fall squashes
Food and Pottery Connection:

Food:  Curried Apple Butternut Soup
Mystic Seaport Cookbook
serves 8-10 

1 peeled butternut squash
1 tsp butter
2 onions
1 cup apple cider
1 cup applesauce
3 cups chicken broth
1/4 tsp ginger
2 tsp curry powder

Cut squash and steam til soft. Saute onions in butter til soft. combine all ingredients in a blender and puree. Season with salt and pepper.

Pottery: Spoon rests take care of the messy spoons and keep your counter clean.
fall colors to choose from

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