September 01, 2010

Virtual Cooking Light Supper Club thinks fall!

This month Jamie of Mom's Cooking Club chose our Cooking Light Virtual Supper Club theme and we are celebrating the entrance of fall!  While I love fall foods and can't wait to eat them - we have not felt like fall at all in our area.  Just yesterday our temps hit 96 and today is supposed to be the same! 

I chose this Butternut Squash dish because I LOVE Butternut Squash!  While I enjoyed this dish I probably would add some butter to the squash and onion mixture before putting it in the oven the next time and use butter in the bread crumbs instead of olive oil.  For some reason I just didn't get a ton of flavor like I do with other butternut squash/sage dishes that I make and I'm thinking because it was lacking the butter.  If you like blue cheese and you like butternut - you should definitely try the dish! 


Make sure to visit the rest of our Virtual Supper Club members to see what they cooked up for fall!

Jamie of Mom's Cooking Club made Beef Daube Provencal


Val of More Than Burnt Toast made Frisée, Baby Spinach, and Golden Beet

Patsy of Family, Friends and Food made Roasted Cauliflower with Browned Butter

Sandi of the Whistlestop Cafe made Pecan Pie Ice Cream

Shelby (that's me!) made Butternut Squash Gratin with Blue Cheese and Sage






18 comments:

  1. I couldn't wait to hear how this turned out. I love butternut squash, I love blue cheese... but I can't imagine them together.
    Now butternut and sage~ Ummmm!
    Thanks for bringing this to our virtual supper club! I've got dessert :-)

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  2. I do love butternut squash and can't wait to try it in fall dishes coming up. Thanks for sharing this delicious dish with us Shelby:D

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  3. The combination of sweet potatoes and blue cheese sounds fantastic!

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  4. I can never decide what I love most about fall, the leaves changing color or all the butternut squash recipes that come out in full force.

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  5. Do you know I have never had butternut squash. Crazy, I know. It's on my "to eat" list this fall. Thanks for sharing this fall side dish. Looks great.

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  6. i love fall food, this looks awesome!

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  7. Oh my!! 96 degrees?! It's getting chilly here in Seattle and I love it!! haha. I actually have never had butternut squash. I see it everywhere in foods though. From ravioli, to risotto and now you're dish. Looks great!

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  8. Shelby, I need to play with butternut squash more, you make this look so good!

    bon appétit!
    CCR
    =:~)

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  9. I love your cooking club. I look forward to your new recipes and you gals do a fantastic job of putting together meals, we all would enjoy.

    I love Cooking Light recipes so this has to be good.

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  10. Ohh that looks amazing, I have yet to try a Gratin. P.S. I made your amazing spread and cannot get enough of it!

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  11. I LOVE butternut squash but not a fan of blue cheese. It still looks and sounds amazing! I'll go check out the other girls recipes! Thanks!

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  12. Butter does make everything taste better. I moved my site to Wordpress, that's probably why the link didn't work before. Please stop by. I think I lost a lot of followers. :-(

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  13. yay for butternut squash! Looks great!

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  14. I'm such a butternut squash fan and am always looking for new ways to prepare it. This does look good and I would never say no to adding a bit of butter to add flavor.

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  15. You guys are too much fun-- wish I had time to participate in this sort of thing. I absolutely love the dish you chose... totally my kind of food!

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  16. I love bytternut squash and blue cheese but I would have never thought to put the two together. A "must try"!

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  17. That looks and sounds FANTASTIC!

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