Gourds are really nothing more than little squashes (the word comes from the French courgettes). This time of year you can find them all over the place, usually in mesh bags, at grocery stores, markets, and home centres. But what the heck do you do with...

All this month, we’ve been celebrating Squashtober and the amazing, awesome, super delicious fruits of the season. We thought we’d just take a moment to look at our own favourites, and see if you have any of your own! Butternut Squash This is probably Steve’s all-time favourite...

While it’s delicious and a great side dish to any fall meal, squash is also filling. A little goes a long way, and it’s not exactly known for coming in small packages. So, what do you do with leftover squash? Well, in truth there are tons of...

The acorn squash is one of the most common and readily-available winter squashes. It’s also full of flavour, easy to work with, and keeps extremely well. It can be sliced into wedges or rings, baked, deep fried, roasted, or even grilled. You might remember we did...

Thanksgiving is all about indulging in our festive food fantasies. Turkey. Stuffing. Potatoes. Seventeen kinds of bread. More stuffing covered in gravy on top of the third helping of potatoes. Sweet potatoes goobered up with marshmallows. The list goes on and on and on. But what if...

The humble squash might seem like it’s been part of our global diet and culture forever, but in reality, it is a fairly recent arrival on the world stage. Like tomatoes and corn, squash is an export to the world from the Americas, where it...

OK, we’re a little obsessed with the fall season. With farmers’ markets overflowing and the leaves starting to turn, it’s becoming pretty clear that we could live this life all year round and never get tired of it. Our morning walks are just amazing. Sweater weather...