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October’s Red Kuri Squash Harvest

Fall is officially here in Seattle. Crisp mornings, turning leaves, long and leisurely evenings in the kitchen, and a bountiful harvest of red kuri squash.

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Late November Garden Harvest and Clean-Up

It’s hard to believe we’re still harvesting from the garden, this far into November. But the little garden that could still has some surprises for us. What’s fresh now?

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Shepherd’s Pie with Kabocha Squash on Top

There’s no mistaking it. The weather in Seattle has turned to fall – and with it comes football, squash dishes and food to put a little meat on your bones. We saw this recipe in this month’s Sunset Magazine and … Continue reading

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Kabocha Squash Risotto with Tarragon and Leeks

Risotto is the ultimate fall comfort food – and come this time in Seattle, fall is knocking at the door. This dish even LOOKS like the bounty of fall – rich oranges, greens and browns.

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Potato, Squash, Swiss Chard and Blue Cheese Gratin

The garden is overflowing with bounty right now. We thought we’d branch out from our standby of grilling vegetables to really enjoy some of the harvest. So, Melanie came up with this gratin dish, full of things we’ve grown ourselves: … Continue reading

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August Harvest: Yellows, Oranges and Reds

Squash, squash blossoms, runner bean tepees, kale babies – our Seattle garden is prolific right now. Everywhere you look, there’s a festival of color. Here’s some of what’s growing so happily right now.

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July Garden Update: Flowers and Vegetables in the Seattle Summer

The garden is humming along nicely. The warm days of Seattle summer are finally here, just like they come every year after the fourth of July. We’re out enjoying the garden, the bees, and all the beautiful new growth. Come … Continue reading

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Delicata Squash Ravioli with Sage Butter

Winter time is the perfect time to make ravioli. How nice to eat little warm pillows filled with squash and cheese and whatever else you decide to put in this versatile pasta. Melanie learned to make squash ravioli from Tamara … Continue reading

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Seattle Foodshed’s Winter Harvest & Planting

After a hearty crepe breakfast for fortification, we went outside for some winter garden assessment. Along with a lot of raking and picking up fallen pears and apples, there was one last winter vegetable harvest, too. We certainly do not … Continue reading

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Risotto with Kabocha Squash, Leeks, and Parmesan Cheese

We picked up these kabocha squash at Seattle’s U-District Farmers’ Market a few weekends back, from the farmers at Alm Hill Gardens. And we have a freshly made pot of turkey broth ready to go, so this risotto was an … Continue reading

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