Cushaw Cheesecake Recipe
Chef and spice creator Belinda Smith-Sullivan puts a new spin on fall cheesecakes with this cushaw and pecan cheesecake. From her cookbook Southern Sugar (2021), she writes, “Cushaw is a winter crookneck squash that grows abundantly in the Southern states and Appalachia. Also known as sweet potato pumpkin, [...]
Chile-Roasted Squash with Citrus-Peanut Relish
Vivek Surti, of Tailor in Nashville, uses delicata or butternut squash in this Thanksgiving recipe and likes to cook then marinate the squash in advance. To serve, warm it up in the oven before topping with the relish of roasted peppers, peanuts, and greens.
Chile-Roasted Butternut Squash Soup
Ease into fall flavors with this butternut squash soup from A’Verde Cocina and Tequila Library in Cary, North Carolina. Butternut squash soups, all too often, can come out bland when made at home. However, chef Katsuji Tanabe ups the flavor by adding roasted chiles and hazelnuts. This [...]
Dulces de Calabaza
In a large bowl, combine lime powder with 3 quarts water and stir to dissolve. Soak squash in lime solution for 24 hours.
Atole de Arroz
*Lime powder, also called cal, quick lime, and slack lime, is widely used in Latin cooking. When mixed with water, the alkaline solution removes the cellulose hull of corn kernels in the production of masa. **African squash is a variety unique toGeorgia. It’s been grown in the [...]
Food Culture of the South
Tart with Roasted Garlic Ricotta and Charred Squash
Make the filling: Though the squash and garlic are used separately, it’s best to roast them together. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Peel squash, remove seeds, and slice evenly. Place on sheet tray in a single layer. Drizzle with olive oil, and toss with thyme, salt, and [...]
Grilled Strip Roast with Grilled Butternut Squash and Béarnaise
Make the squash: Light a Big Green Egg or large grill to a medium flame. Peel squash and slice into 1-inch thick rounds. Coat rounds in oil and season with salt and pepper. Place rounds on grill and cover. Turn occasionally and cook until rounds are soft [...]