Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Plow and Harvest

A couple of weeks ago we were invited to take the team to a 
Maine Farmers Growers Association , plow day.
It was a super cold, crazy windy day, but we went along any way, it was a good chance to exercise and socialize the team.
Although cold it turned out to be a nice plow day. 
The field was large and open and there was a nice turn out of teamsters.
The boys worked up a sweat , and got pampered with their cool down sheets.

While the boys plowed Fred and I walked the fields, we gathered up squash , left behind from the farmers harvest. There was loads of evidence of many happy critters (Deer I suspect).
I have been looking up ways to use my harvest.

Butternut Squash Soup with Brown Butter: In a Dutch oven, saute diced onion, celery and carrot with minced garlic. Add diced butternut squash, stock and chopped thyme and sage. Simmer until squash is tender. Puree soup until smooth and season with salt and pepper. Drizzle with brown butter and garnish with fried sage leaves.
Think when I make this I might add some apple, have some left.

Hunting Squash


Roasted Acorn Squash with Chipotle: Cut acorn squash into 1-inch wedges; toss with olive oil, minced chipotles, a touch of maple syrup, salt and pepper. Place squash on nonstick baking sheet; roast at 400°F, turning squash wedges over once, until tender, 45 to 60 minutes. Toss with toasted pecans.

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