Heirloom Meals: Savoring Yesterday's Traditions Today

Loring Barnes’ Acorn Squash Stuffed with Cranberries

Acorn Squash Stuffed with Cranberries


2 acorn squashes, halved lengthwise and seeded, bottom sliced so it isn’t “tippy”
3 T butter
3 T brown sugar
3 T orange marmalade
3/4 cup cranberries, chopped coursely


In buttered baking dish bake squash cut side down in 350 degree oven for 35 minutes. Melt butter, stir in rest of ingredients. Turn squash cut side up, sprinkle with salt, divide cranberry mix among them. Bake 25 minutes or until tender. 

Loring’s Adaptation

Acorn Squashes-- halved  
Fresh cranberries - halved
Grade B (dark amber) maple syrup
Spices:  cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves

Follow instructions above but don’t melt butter.