Delicata Squash Salad with Baby Greens

It’s funny how you can go your whole life without eating a certain food — and then one day, when that food finally finds its way to your plate — it becomes an instant favorite. Bonus points when said food is actually good for you!

That’s how I feel about delicata squash, which I “discovered” only a year or two ago while picking up lunch at my beloved Daily Cafe in the Pearl.

While I was waiting, I spied a plate of stuffed squash being delivered to another customer and I immediately had order-envy. How had I missed seeing that gem on the specials menu? And what exactly was it?

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