Spaghetti Squash – the vegetable noodle

This time of year I am absolutely crazy about spaghetti squash. These large, yellow oval squashes should be popping up in your CSAs and on your supermarket shelves. They are delicious, healthy, and provide easy-to-cook vegetable noodles that you can substitute in all of your favorite pasta recipes. In the above photo I topped my “noodles” with a sauce made from the last fresh tomatoes … Continue reading Spaghetti Squash – the vegetable noodle

Another Local Fall Dinner Party

Why a dinner party? Because the Phillies were playing, and because my CSA was bursting out baskets. Pre-game we all sat down for dinner and wine and cheer, which helped us later, when we lost the game terribley. I love spaghetti squash, and served it with a homemade heirloom tomatoe and roasted garlic sauce that I made in the summer and froze. Yellow and orange … Continue reading Another Local Fall Dinner Party

Spaghetti Squash with Red Wine, Olive Sauce

I love spaghetti squash, and think of it as sort or an awesome way to eat spaghetti sauce, but still eat more vegetables. It’s also a lot of fun to “spaghetti” it, after cooking it, with a fork. I made a basic tomato marinara sauce with homemade canned sauce (thanks mom and dad!) plus a few cloves of garlic, dried basil, sliced black cured olives, … Continue reading Spaghetti Squash with Red Wine, Olive Sauce