Sunday, June 7, 2009
This was our first time planting squash and I gotta say it's the easiest vegetable ever. It popped up quickly, immediately started blooming and we've had an abundance of squash weekly. We planted all 7 pots thinking they wouldn't all survive. Ha - all 7 look just like this! Have you ever felt a squash leaf? They are fuzzy and really soft. I always give them a little rub when I'm out there watering. I also love the big yellow blooms. They only open up in the morning, but they make the garden look so bright and colorful. Needless to say, I've been hunting down squash recipes like a madwoman. We've already steamed it and last week I made squash patties. However, the other day I tried this recipe for Chicken Squash Bake and it definitely hit the jackpot. The flavors were so fresh and blended perfectly. It felt like a wonderful country summer dinner. It was super easy to make, but would surely impress guests. Click on the link and take a look at her pictures. They are definitely better than the one I took. I had already taken a few bites before I remembered why the camera was there :) If you have any great squash recipes, please send them my way!!!