Butternut Squash with Spiced Cider | Swirls and Spice

Butternut Squash with Spiced Cider: A Side Dish for All Seasons

Cubes of butternut squash braised in apple cider and one simple spice make a very fine side dish.  It’s an easy enough side to accompany roast chicken on a weeknight or weekend.  And with so much flavor and minmal oven time, this variation of squash can easily earn a place on your holiday table as well. Instead of potatoes or rice, why not try butternut squash as a … Continue reading Butternut Squash with Spiced Cider: A Side Dish for All Seasons

Butternut Squash Skillet with Lamb and Spinach

Butternut Squash Skillet with Lamb and Spinach

All it takes is one skillet and about 20 minutes to get this flavorful fall supper from the skillet to the table.  This dish proves that firing up the oven isn’t the only way to enjoy delicious butternut squash.  Inspired by ingredients I had that needed to be used up, I took a casserole recipe from Meal Planning Maven and fused it with one of our family favorites, Sweet Potato Skillet with Bacon and Greens. The … Continue reading Butternut Squash Skillet with Lamb and Spinach

Slow-Cooker Succotash with Quinoa and Butternut Squash

With plenty of savoury flavour and the convenience of the crock pot, finally, here is an appealing succotash recipe that makes me grateful and glad! Skeptics like me need some convincing that succotash is a dish worth serving. Though I would like to be as thankful as the my immigrant ancestors were for basic sustenance, bland food does not incline me toward celebration. My opinion … Continue reading Slow-Cooker Succotash with Quinoa and Butternut Squash