After several very busy days of church and music activities, I was able to spend some time in the kitchen this morning while helping the kids with their school work. I wanted to get to work on those apples we purchased last week as well as the butternut squash I found on sale yesterday. First, I prepared the butternut squash to go in the oven, then I got to work on the apple sauce.
Here are the two easy recipes I followed.
Butternut Squash preheat oven to 350°F slice squash in half and clean out seeds lay on baking sheet, dab with butter and sprinkle with salt, pepper and brown sugar bake in oven for approx. 60 minutes, until you can easily pierce squash with a fork let squash cool scoop out the insides mash with potato masher or use this hand blender.
I serve the squash as a vegetable side with optional honey on top.
Applesauce peel, core, and slice apples. (Here’s my post on the handy apple peeler I purchased.) add approx. 1 ½c. of water to dutch oven to keep apples from scorching. cook covered until mushy, stirring occasionally add sugar and cinnamon, if desired remove from stove and let cool mash with potato masher for chunky applesauce or use a [...]