November 27: This week's harvest
What you will be getting this week:
Red bell peppers
1 lb red potatoes
Portobello mushrooms (3 ct)
Organic hydro lettuce
1 lb asparagus
Flash Sale Items
2 lbs seedless grapes
6 oz blackberries
½ kg papas rojas
Barra de pan
½ kg espárragos
Productos de Venta Rapida
1kg Uvas sin semillas
What on earth is acorn squash and what do I do with it?”
What it is: Acorn squash look like giant, colorful, ridged acorns. They have tough skin on the outside that can be some combination of dark green, yellow, and orange in color. Once cooked, the yellow flesh on the inside becomes tender and edible.
How it tastes: Acorn squash is fairly sweet with a mild nutty flavor.
Health benefits: Acorn squash are extremely nutrient-dense. They are a great source of vitamin C and contain vitamin A, fiber, and magnesium as well, making them beneficial for the immune system, digestion, and circulation. Plus they help regulate blood sugar and cholesterol!
Storage tips: Whole acorn squash can last up to a month in a cool, dark storage area, 50 - 55 degrees, or about 2 weeks in the refrigerator. Once cut, wrap raw pieces in plastic, refrigerate, and use within 4 days. Cooked acorn squash can be sealed and refrigerated for up to four days as well.
How to eat: Acorn squash is most commonly baked or roasted, and often stuffed, though you can steam or saute it too. See the recipes section for several variations on fixing acorn squash!
Really Yummy Recipes - Acorn Squash 6-ways Edition
For a full tutorial on opening, de-seeding, and prepping acorn squash for cooking, plus the simplest recipe for making it, check out this How To link.
Then, take it up a notch with this Stuffed Acorn Squash recipe that adds ground turkey, dried cranberries, and pecans for an autumn flavor infusion!
Add acorn squash to your go-to chicken soup to boost the vitamin C content and really support your immune system! Try it out with this Chicken Stew with Fall Vegetables.
Or for something smoother (and vegan!) try this Roasted Acorn Squash & Apple Soup.
Impress your guests this holiday season with this Caramelized Acorn Squash with Walnut & Pomegranate Gremolata. It sounds and looks fancy, but it’s not too hard to make!
Or make this similarly delicious, but even easier Maple Chili Glazed Acorn Squash.