Anyone else craving soup with all the cool damp days we’ve been having?! Soup is a favourite meal of mine and my family so this week I’m featuring a few that are not only easy but also use at least one of the vegetables in this week’s crate. This week’s crate contains many soup essentials!
Buttercup Squash was initially discovered as a chance seedling and was bred to be an alternative for sweet potatoes in culinary dishes. It is believed to have been cultivated by the Incas and are thought to have been eaten in the Americas over 5,000 years ago!
Fun Fact: Colour is not an indication of the heat intensity of Habanero Chili Peppers. The heat will vary from pepper to pepper. Handle with Care You may wish to wear gloves and goggles when handling and slicing the pepper as the capsaicin can irritate the skin and eyes.
With many of you preparing Thanksgiving meals this weekend to share with friends and family I decided to share some easy vegetable side dishes that make the perfect addition to your Thanksgiving Feast.
Fun Fact: The word "pumpkin" showed up for the first time in the fairy tale Cinderella. A French explorer in 1584 first called them "gros melons," which was translated into English as "pompions," according to History. It wasn't until the 17th century that they were first referred to as pumpkins.
With the fall equinox and the first day of autumn arriving tomorrow, Saturday, September 23, 2023, at 02:50 A.M. EDT in the Northern Hemisphere. I decided to focus this week’s blog on some easy and delicious fall recipes featuring this week’s box items.