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Food on Friday - Acorn Squash

If you go to the farmers market and you see something that look this, GET IT!

It's called an Acorn Squash.

What do you do with it?  You might ask.

Well it's sort of like a pumpkin in the way that it looks on the inside.  But what you want to do is, slice it in half, scoop out the string/seed combo like a pumpkins insides and throw that out.

From there you'll want to place it on a plate and put it in the microwave for about 2 to 3 minutes, like a sweet potato (sort of).

After that, add about 1 tbsp or 2 to the middle (in the bowl like shape) and start to dig out the sides into the center.

Put a little bit of brown sugar on it and put it back in the microwave for about 1 to 2 minutes.

After this you're going to want to let it cool.  From there you just enjoy it!

Hope you like it!  It makes a meal if you'd like!

And the best part is at the local farmers market they were selling them for .50 cents!!!

Happy Friday!!

Comments

Kristal said…
I love acorn squash! DH cuts it in half, puts butter, brown sugar, and walnuts on it, and then bakes it. DIVINE!
LiLu said…
Ohhhh, I saw this at the farmer's market yesterday and was wondering what on earth it was! Good to know. :-)
Iris Took said…
Great suggestion! Might try it this week.

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