After going a little crazy with winter squash varieties at the farmer's market, here are two squash dishes: simply roasted sweet dumpling squash, and butternut squash macaroni and cheese, with a rant about hiding food…
A homey, adaptable dessert made with trashy white bread, fresh fruit and panko breadcrumbs, in fun individual portions. This version uses Oregon strawberries, and garnishes of whipped cream and strawberry-balsamic syrup.
Two recipes for boneless leg of lamb: First, grilled butterflied lamb with a hoisin glaze, served with sauteed mushrooms; then, Moroccan kebabs grilled with zucchini chunks and served over pistachio-date couscous.
Z-P (zucchini-prune) muffins are a big hit with my son, and his parents too! Tender shreds of zucchini add moisture to a spicy whole wheat muffin, while walnuts and prunes provide depth and textural interest.