Freezing Butternut Squash | Honey Maple Roasted Squash

Maple Honey Roasted Butternut Squash

Maple Honey Roasted Butternut Squash

For Thanksgiving I made a butternut squash dish that was roasted with cinnamon and honey.  I was determined to make it ahead of time, as I did many other dishes.  My question was, could I freeze the cubed squash and roast it later?  I had to do some research but I did have success!  Sadly, it still wasn’t easy to peel and cube the darn stuff.  But it was frozen and would save me much time later.
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Pineapple Cranberry Cole Slaw {Made in Minnesota}

Pineapple Cranberry Coleslaw

Pineapple Cranberry Coleslaw

I often say I make the BEST cole slaw.  And I believe I do, having spent a few years working on my master recipe that I think is a good copycat version of KFC’s cole slaw.  But this year, I was stunned when I tried a new version that rivals my own.  With pineapple!  I’d never have thought to add pineapple to cole slaw.  I think of cole slaw as a vegetable salad, not a fruit salad.  But it does work.
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Fun with Spaghetti Squash

Spaghetti Squash with Chicken and Asparagus

Spaghetti Squash with Chicken and Asparagus

We weren’t done with our fall spaghetti squash binges yet. My P.S. (Purchaser of Squash/ hubby) brought home another spaghetti squash and I went searching for recipes. I didn’t find what I wanted. I had fresh asparagus and mushrooms and some frozen sweet bell peppers I wanted to use along with some leftover rotisserie chicken breasts. It was going to be another version of Chopped in my kitchen! Continue reading