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butternut-squash-21-300x2181The sweet treats of the holidays are behind us and we may need a boost to our winter menus.

If you and your family enjoy a bit of kick in your winter meals you’ll enjoy these spicy-good recipe ideas from Ask Granny.


Mashed Winter Squash with Indian Spices

This relatively easy recipe begins with baking your cut and seeded winter squash in a 400 degree oven for about 45 minute. Mash. Meanwhile prepare the oil and spices which include coriander, turmeric and black mustard seeds. Add the seasoning to the mashed squash and enjoy.


Chicken Curry in a Hurry

This yummy meal is ready in only twenty minutes. Begin with one pound of boneless chicken breast cut into cubes. Season with cayenne pepper, curry powder, onion, garlic and fresh cilantro. Serve over rice.


Chopped Salad with Spicy Pork and Buttermilk Dressing

This tasty and crunchy salad begins with pork tenderloin seasoned with chipotle chili powder. Add romaine lettuce and other fresh veggies and finish with a creamy buttermilk dressing, scallions and pepper jack cheese.


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