roasted acorn squash two ways ~ as a creamy soup and with smoked gouda and fresh basil

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I don’t talk much about squash. I don’t crave it, I don’t think it’s “been too long” since I’ve last had it… Let’s just say it’s not a staple in my marriage. With that though, I don’t treat it carelessly when we do buy it and I’ve worked really hard to get this right. I decided to cut the squash in half and treat each half completely differently but starting with the same initial prep of roasting.

Firstly, soup. I’ve mentioned the Philips Soup Maker before (see below link for direct message), and I cannot stress its capability enough. In this case, I made a roasted acorn squash soup with sweet onion, artichoke hearts, potatoes and cashews in a beef broth base. Before serving, I drizzled some sesame seed oil, added some grated parmesan and fresh basil.

Philips Soup Maker

Secondly, I made a typical roasted acorn squash but…

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