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Acorn Squash to Die For


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Once the summer is over and school starts again, we slowly switch gears into fall. For most people, that conjures up memories of harvest time, smells, apple pie, pumpkins, acorn squash, family gatherings, and playing in the leaves to name a few.

It is amazing what your memory will reveal when exposed to a familiar scent, such as a crisp fall day and apple pie. For me it is a memory of my grandma, what is yours?

Every year, traditions are practiced from Halloween, Thanksgiving to Christmas, it is a busy time, and every year we have our tried and true recipes that we whip up for these great feasts that come with these holidays.

How about adding a new one to your fall line up? Just to switch it up a bit?. Try this great Acorn Squash recipe. . You never know, it may become part of your family recipe collection for those amazing holidays with family and friends.

Acorn Squash with Apples

This recipe sounds complicated and fancy to your guests but it's really easy!

2 large acorn squash
3 cups apples, peeled, cored and cut in 1/2" pieces (about 4 large apples)
2 tablespoons honey
1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
1/2 cup raisins

First cut the squash in half and clean out the seeds. Bake these halved squash in the oven for 20 minutes at 350 degrees F. While those bake, get out a mixing bowl and mix all the remaining ingredients together for the filling. Fill the hot squash and return to oven to bake for another 30 minutes at 350 degrees F

Ta-da! A colorful, pretty and delicious filled squash.

Happy cooking! click here for free family recipes for your holiday feasts. . . or any time of the year. Article and website by Diane Palmer


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