With temperatures dipping, most of us are craving comfort food. The delicately sweet flavor of squash provides a satisfying addition to any autumn meal. Butternut, acorn, banana, ambercup. The varieties are endless. Although squash is categorized as either "summer" or "winter", both types are usually available year round. For the largest selection of winter squash October and November are prime months.
Here's a great recipe from Williams-Sonoma that marries the sweetness of butternut squash to the tart flavors of Granny Smith apples. Stop by the Greenmarket at Union Square to stock up on ingredients.