My Farm Fresh to You box 2 weeks ago had gifted me with 2 acorn squash. I'm sorry, I'm a grown up child and this is why I'm posting the below photo... I might NEVER mature out of a 12 year old state...
But anyway, I had never actually bought or cooked with this particular squash and I was thrilled for this new opportunity! Not to mention, she's a vegetarian, so she would not really miss a meat component of the meal.
I knew I wanted to roast them, and I kept thinking, warm autumn/Indian flavors.
After I halved them, I coated them with a little bit of olive oil on both sides.I think made a spice rub and sprinkled on the insides and added just a touch more of olive oil. I tossed in the fridge to both let them marinate, and keep until it was time to roast.
Freshly grated Nutmeg
I roasted for 1 hour and 15 minutes at a temperature of 350 Degrees
Here is the results! Lit by candles, and the crappy quality of my camera phone.
ps... the plates were licked clean!
... just saying