My colorful “boats” with quinoa, chickpeas and pumpkin seeds use delicata squash, a winter squash that’s cream-colored with green stripes. In a pinch, acorn squash will do. —Lauren Knoelke, Milwaukee, Wisconsin Skip links
Mini Strawberry Galettes by Wood and Spoon blog. These are small open hand pies made with a simple butter dough and filled with fresh strawberries. On top an easy almond crumble adorns each dessert and a sprinkle of powdered sugar finishes them off. These little personal sized desserts are a special was to use summer produce and are sure to impress friends at parties. Find the recipe and how to on thewoodandspoon.com [LINK]
This savory brisket that gets amazing flavor from slow-cooking all day with cabbage, sweet potato, onion and apples. Put it together in the morning, and you'll be welcomed home by the comforting aromas of this mouthwatering dish.
We'd say this is the perfect cake to bake and have on hand, but once it's made, it won't last long! It is so moist and full of the flavors of the season. Best, it takes 15 minutes to prepare before baking. It'll be the best 15 minutes you spent all day.
Another pretty dish. Tomatoes, green pepper and zucchini are sauteed until tender and their flavors have mingled. Rice and water are stirred in and everything is cooked until the liquid is absorbed and the rice is fluffy.
'I'm always trying to cut calories, and this is one of my favorite ways to do it,' writes Ethel Martin of Warwick, Rhode Island. 'This dish is so tasty, it's hard to believe it's good for you, too. Serve it over rice or noodles, if you like. Enjoy!'