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Acorn Squash
by James Belardo

Fall is a wonderful time of year, the harvest is in full swing, squash, pumpkins and gourds are in abundance. Here’s an easy recipe for preparing almost any suash… this one using Acorn Squash, it’s as healthy as it is delicious.

Ingredients
Acorn Squash, halved
Butter
Cinnamon
Salt and black Pepper
Sugar – use natural or raw sugar if possible
Molasses

Directions
1. Preheat oven to 400F

2. Wash and cut the acorn in half lengthwise from stem to tip. Scoop out the seeds and the stringy membrane.

3. Score with a sharp knife 1 in square

4. Coat surface with melted butter

5. Add salt, black pepper, natural sugar and cinnamon.

6. Drizzle with Molasses

7. Place in baking pan with about 1/4-inch of water

8. Bake for 1 hour to 1 hour and 1/2 or until flesh is is soft and the edges browning. Cook it well, so the flesh becomes soft throughout.

9. Remove from oven, spoon the settled liquid onto the exposed flesh

Enjoy!

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Written by Zio James

December 3, 2013 at 11:15 AM

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