Spiced Up Baked Acorn Squash
6 whole acorn squash
3/4 teaspoon cinnamon
3/4 teaspoon ginger
3/4 teaspoon mace
6 tablespoon butter or margarine, melted
1 tablespoon cider vinegar
6 tablespoon maple syrup
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Split each squash in half lengthwise; scoop out and discard seeds and fiber from centers. Slice a thin piece from each bottom so they will rest flat in the pan. Place squash in a shallow baking dish. Mix spices together and sprinkle over squash. Mix melted butter with vinegar; drizzle over squash. Add 1/2 Tbs. maple syrup to each cavity. Cover dish with foil and bake for 1 and 3/4 hours. Remove foil; baste. Return to oven for 10 minutes.
Yield: 12 Servings
2-1/4 cups acorn squash, pared, seeded and cut into chunks
1 turnip, pared and cut into chunks
1 cup julienned carrots
1 small onion, halved and quartered
1/4 cup honey
2 Tbsp. margarine, melted
1 tsp. grated orange peel
1/4 tsp. ground nutmeg
Steam squash, turnip, carrot and onion over water in covered
skillet about 5 minutes or until tender. Drain. Combine honey,
margarine, orange peel and nutmeg. Drizzle over vegetables.
Toss & serve.
Yield: 6 Servings