Squash and Pumpkin Soup
There are so many beautiful (and strange-looking) squash at the market right now. Sure, they're great for a table centerpiece for Thanksgiving, but why not cook with them as well? Turn acorn, butternut, fairytale (yes, fairytale) and more into a delicious fall soup. Add in some pumpkin and you're cooking the best of what fall produce has to offer.
Slice, peel and chop squash and pumpkins. Boil in an inch of water for 20-25 minutes or until soft. Using a hand-held blender (or a food processor) blend the pumpkin and squash chunks with the onion, vegetable broth, milk and butter. Season with nutmeg, salt and pepper. Top with toasted pumpkin seeds before serving.