introducing new foods: butternut squash

i’ve never had butternut squash before i started cooking and the only way i had it was as roasted butternut squash soup. but as i was reading up on introducing k to solids, butternut squashit turns out that butternut squash is quite popular! it is a favorite for babies because of it’s sweetness as indicated in it bright orange color.

here are two ways to prep butternut squash: baking and steaming.

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prep: liquid storage

mason jarsfrom Wholesome Baby Food Guide, i learned that when you cook some fruits or vegetables – whether you bake, steam or boil – there is some remaining liquid which has nutrition from the original fruit or vegetable that can be used to prep future dishes.

one of my favorite jam is from Sarabeth’s Kitchen. when i was finished with a jar, it seemed like a shame to throw it away or even to recycle it because the mason jars were nice and durable with thick glass. so i saved them with the hopes of future use. Continue reading “prep: liquid storage”