Stuck in a Cooking Rut?

Many times we get stuck in a cooking rut and have a very hard time digging ourselves out. Variety is important. In honor of National Fruit and Vegetable month, I wanted to wrap up this month’s blog with a farewell to June and feature the famous Butternut Squash.

Hopefully this month’s blog has helped show some easier ways to prepare and cook foods in a new, fast way.

Steps to cooking a Butternut Squash

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1. Wash butternut squash.
2. Using a fork, poke holes in the squash to make the skin easier to peel. After poking the squash, place in the microwave for 2 minutes to loosen the skin.

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3. Cut off to top and bottom of the squash.Divide the squash by cutting it in to two pieces.
4. Cut along the squash where the neck begins to enlarge.

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5. Peel off skin and cube into bit size pieces.

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6. Place cubes on baking sheet and top with oil, salt and pepper.
7. Roast at 400 degrees for 30-40 minutes or until soft.

 

I hope you have enjoyed this week’s blog. Please leave me comments and likes if this was a blog you enjoyed.

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