Sweet and Spicy Butternut Squash by Shubhra Ramineni of Entice with Spice

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butternut squashIt is amazing what three easy steps and a few spices can do to butternut squash. This firm winter squash with its camel exterior and orange flesh easily cooks down into a divine dish with a soft mashed consistency. This was served at my book launch party at Whole Foods Market and the guests were raving about it! Children also love this dish, and it makes a nice little sandwich when stuffed between a soft dinner roll…even adults love the mini sandwiches! I made this dish at our previous family Thanksgiving dinner and it was enjoyed by all, so it will be appearing again at the table this year! The spice level is mild, but can be increased if you prefer.

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Author Shubhra RamineniABOUT SHUBHRA: Shubhra Ramineni is a Indian culinary instructor, award-winning cookbook author of Entice with Spice and Healthy Indian Vegetarian Cooking, locavore & busy mom of a veggie-loving girl! Shubhra grew up in Houston, TX enjoying healthy, traditional Indian food and she learned to cook from her mother, an excellent home cook and a professional dietitian. Determined to eat well despite her busy schedule as a chemical engineer with an MBA, Shubhra set out to adapt traditional Indian recipes for the lifestyles of today’s professionals. The result is her creating dozens of delicious, easy-to-prepare Indian recipes using easy to find ingredients and everyday cookware, all without sacrificing the authenticity of the taste.

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