My parents host a huge Thanksgiving feast every year.
I go up a dress size just thinking about it.
In addition to being surrounded by family and friends, what I love most, is the mass spread of traditional fare you only eat once a year (stuffing in July doesn’t sound good to you?!). To keep it fun, we do try to sneak in at least one new dish for the crowd.
But it has to be simple, and can’t add to the stress.
I posted this recipe on Instagram recently. It happened to be a side dish with dinner and was unexpectedly delicious.
- 1 butternut squash
- 1 pint of fresh purple figs
- handful of fresh sage
- olive oil
- coarse salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste