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Butternut Squash Stuffed with Cranberry Orange Relish

Butternut Squash Stuffed with Cranberry Orange Relish

Butternut squash stuffed with cranberry orange relish is a delicious vegan recipe for Thanksgiving or any other meal when butternut squash and cranberries are in season. This recipe takes about 15 minutes to prepare and about 30 minutes to cook one large butternut squash in a microwave oven set on high heat. If you are […]

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Butternut Squash Stuffed, Apples, Raisins, Walnuts

Butternut Squash Stuffed, Apples, Raisins, Walnuts

Butternut squash stuffed, apples, raisins, walnuts makes wonderful vegan main dish for any festive or holiday meal such as Thanksgiving. Preparation time is about 15-20 minutes, and baking time in about 35-40 minutes in a microwave oven or a little over an hour in a conventional oven preheated to 350 degrees F. Plan on using […]

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Acorn Squash Baked with Rice Raisin Nut Stuffing

Acorn Squash Baked with Rice Raisin Nut Stuffing

Acorn squash baked with rice raisin nut stiffing is a delicious vegan treat that can be prepared in about an hour including the preparation of the rice raisin nut stuffing. It makes a great looking main dish for any festive meal. Leftovers can be stored in the refrigerator in covered microwaveable dishes, and warmed up […]

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Butternut Squash Seeds

Butternut Squash Seeds

Butternut Squash Seeds – Photo and Description from Vegan Venue Butternut Squash Seeds are a fresh refrigerated ingredient we often have in our vegan pantry that we roast as a healthful snack food. This is a photo of the seed cavity of a butternut squash that has been cut in half, lengthwise.  We like to […]

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Squash, Zucchini

Squash, Zucchini

The zucchini squash in this photo are young ones that have been picked early.  They are the most tender and have no developed seeds.  They are excellent raw.  You can slice them in rings for salads and slice them in strips for dips.  During the summer and early fall they are found everywhere at farm […]

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Squash, Yellow Zucchini

Squash, Yellow Zucchini

Yellow zucchini are also referred to golden zucchini. We could not find any significant difference between the yellow and green zucchini in the literature; though from experience there would be a difference in the phytochemicals in the skins, but we couldn’t find any specific nutritional information for yellow zucchini. Other than that, they can be […]

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Squash, Yellow

Squash, Yellow

Yellow squash are great when cooked as a side dish, or cooked with other vegetables in soups, stews, stir-fries, and pasta prima vera.  The smaller ones are good when eaten raw on salads and for dips.  Select yellow squash that are firm and free of blemishes and cuts.  If buying by weight, select the smallest […]

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Squash, Spaghetti

Squash, Spaghetti

Spaghetti squash is one of the sweet yellow/orange fleshy winter squashes.  The unique feature about spaghetti squash is that when it’s cooked, it breaks apart into strands that look like spaghetti.  They are quite plentiful in the autumn, and relatively inexpensive.  Select spaghetti squash that are firm, free of damage and with mostly a bright […]

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Squash, Lita

Squash, Lita

In September of 2013, we found this lita squash, a variety of summer squash, at a local farm store. This was our first experience with lita squash, so it sparked our interest and we decided to do some culinary experimenting. Lita squash are similar to zucchini, except they are sweeter. They can be eaten either […]

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Squash, Hubbard

Squash, Hubbard

The Hubbard Squash is the largest squash we have seen in the markets.  Its orange flesh is very good tasting, and the whole squash is excellent for stuffing as the entree of holiday feasts.  See our recipe for stuffed Hubbard squash.  Select a squash that is free from bruises and has a good appearance, if you […]

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