Baked Summer Squash
Source: Vintage Recipes from Amy Vanderbilt's Complete Cookbook (c. 1961)(Drawings by Andy Warhol)
Start oven at moderate (325 or 350 degrees F.). Grease shallow baking
Scrub squash thoroughly to remove all sand. Cut into quarters. Place
in prepared baking dish. Dot with butter, margerine or a little olive oil.
Season lightly with salt and paprika. Add generous grind of fresh black
pepper. Add 2 or 3 tbsp water to bottom of dish.
Bake while meat or chicken is roasting, allowing 30 to 45 minutes.
Squash should be tender, with edges beginning to brown. Allow 1 small
squash per serving, or 2 large squash make 4 servings.
Baked zucchini with Cheese: When baked zucchini is half done, add
light sprinkling soy sauce and generous amount grated Parmesan cheese
to each peice. Continue to bake as described. Delicious. Makes 4