Alea’s Curried Chicken with Acorn Squash

Curried Chicken and Acorn Squash over rice

My daughter loves curry, so much so that I decided to use it to get her to eat one of her least favorite foods: squash. When she saw the roasted acorn squash, she thought I was going to use the curried chicken and rice to create a curried version of Stuffed Acorn Squash. And I was tempted to, but I noticed that when I made Stuffed Acorn Squash, one individual left a good … [Read more...]

Roasted Sweet Acorn Squash + Dish Saving Trick


So here's a trick that I accidentally happened to do the other night...and I'll never do it the old way again!  Mainly because it saves you the trouble of dirtying and washing a serving dish. (Well, unless I was serving this to guests...then I would put it into a serving dish.) But for regular old family dinners, this will work... Roasted Sweet Acorn Squash Yield - 4 … [Read more...]

Honey Roasted Acorn Squash and Chicken


I love simple meals. I love experimenting with simple meals.  Giving them a little extra something special. With the chicken on special and the acorn squash on sale, I thought I'd have some fun with tonight.  Added a touch of honey to them both. Then roasted them into a state of perfect deliciousness! ...mmm, MMM. Honey Roasted Acorn Squash and Chicken Yield - 4 … [Read more...]

How to Roast Pumpkin and Squash Seeds


1. Scoop seeds from squash or pumpkin. Remove as much of the flesh attached to the seeds as you can. If there's a little left, that's OK! 2. Spread seeds out on cookie sheet or in shallow metal baking pan in a single layer. Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with chili powder and garlic salt. Eyeball it! (Amounts will vary depending on how many seeds you are … [Read more...]