Halloween is over, and that means only one thing: time to start preparing for Thanksgiving. If you’ve got the cold-weather blues, this recipe for spicy-sweet squash will warm you right up!

Sweet and Savory Acorn Squash


  • 1 acorn squash

For sweet side:

  • butter
  • brown sugar
  • cinnamon

For spicy side:

  • olive oil
  • chili powder
  • curry powder
  • salt and pepper

Preheat oven to 375. Cut the acorn squash in half and scrape out the seeds. Place cut side down on a foil-lined baking sheet, and bake for 30 minutes. Flip, and season sweet and savory sides with oil or butter, then spices. Bake 10 minutes. Serve with a spoon to scoop out the squash from the skin.