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Something good (and healthful!) for supper

Have you ever tried spaghetti squash? I had never tried it until recently. Both Rob and I really like it and it is very easy to prepare. I can find it here in town at the Farmer's Market.

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Here is how you can cook it:

Wash the squash and then cut it in half – this is probably the hardest part of cooking the squash.

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Remove the seeds from the squash and discard.

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Place the squash cut side up in a baking dish, add 1/4 cup water, and tent loosely with plastic wrap.

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Place in the microwave and cook on high for about eight minutes or until you can insert a knife into the squash easily.

When the squash is tender rake across it with a fork and it will separate into strands.

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We ate ours tonight topped with some spaghetti sauce with some chopped up leftover roast beef and some cheese. It was really good, so don't be afraid to try it.

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