Friday, December 16, 2011

wading through piles of squash

This is a dinner I made with ingredients readily available in my house.  That is, I had lots of squash and cabbage to use up.

On the right are butternut squash croquettes (or korokke in Japanese), breaded and deep-fried squash.  I should have combined the mashed squash with mashed potatoes to provide a little more rigidity, but the creaminess of the roasted squash would not have come through so well.

On the left is a red cabbage and carrot salad with a rice vinegar dressing.  Cabbage is always a great side to croquettes, and the colors here make me happy.

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