|Roasted winter squash is delicious paired with black beans, spinach and sharp cheese.|
A vegetarian quesadilla with substance
As a child I couldn’t stand squash. Mom always served it mashed and just the thought of it made me gag. I missed dessert every time we had squash for supper because I just couldn’t eat it.
What I didn’t know at the time is that my brother Erik, who loved mashed squash, had a way around vegetables that he didn't like. He used to slip his shelled peas into a slender drawer in the dining room table. Mom found them months later, dried and brittle.