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12/27/11: Butternut Squash and Noodles w/Coconut, Lime & Cilantro

As written in previous posts, we haven't been cooking elaborate meals lately. I've been tired and like to spend my evenings on the couch. So it's been quick and easy meals lately, which still taste great, but we haven't taken photos or blogged much. So, finally the other day we decided to make a more time consuming dish (not super time consuming, but it took more time than our other recent meals. It was a Butternut Squash and Noodles w/Coconut, Lime & Cilantro from Epicurious.

We used homemade turkey stock, since we had some in the freezer, and I added turmeric to the mix of spices used. I should have read the reviews prior to making this as almost everyone said they would add more curry. I tend to agree that more curry would make the dish a little more flavorful. Also, I think we would roast the squash in the oven before adding to the dish. The squash didn't take up the flavors of the broth as much as we would have liked, but if roasted it would add some other fun dimension of flavor for sure!

P.S. We've hit the 37 week mark. Hopefully I'll gather some energy and take a belly pic this weekend. 


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