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Cooking Basics: How to cook squash

Posted by on Mar 13, 2012 in GAPS, Low Oxalate, Recipe, Traditional Foods | 3 comments

This is lesson 2 in my cooking basics series.  The first lesson was on how to roast a whole chicken. I was reading Joel Salatin’s latest book Folks, This Ain’t Normal and in one of the chapters he talks about a farmer who has a bumper crop of butternut squash and he can’t find anyone to take it.  It is talking about both the folly of monoculture (he only grew butternut squash and had a contract that he hadn’t been able to make the previous year so he planted way more than he needed just in case his crop failed again and ended up with too much).  But it is also talking about the folly of our current food system.  There is a very small number of vegetables that most Americans eat on a regular basis and butternut squash is not...

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