September in Season

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Summer Corn Salad

The sounds of summer evening creatures sing louder tonight. An early September moon and citronella candles light the back patio as I write about savoring summer produce. Wait - when did it start becoming dark at 7:45pm? And, where did these crispy, brown leaves fall from?

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Squash Blossoms

Feel like eating some edible flowers packed with Vitamin A? Pick-up a bunch of orange squash blossoms to stuff and fry. I went Italian with my filling, but the blossoms are versatile and also used in Mexican cooking.

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Tomatoes

The tiny tomatoes are better known as red currant tomatoes. Both sweet and tart, the flavor is intensely tomato-y. In addition to intense flavor, the tomatoes provide 4x the amount of Vitamin C in comparison to other tomatoes.

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Winter Squash

I am a September baby and recently turned 35! Joe gifted me two beautiful cookbooks (BREAD TOAST CRUMBS by Alexandra Stafford and Flour by Joanne Chang). Inspired by Chang’s Super-Pumpkiny Pumpkin Pie recipe, I prepared and froze an acorn squash puree to later bake into a pie. The puree recipe is similar to a previous post for homemade pumpkin puree.