Baked Squash

cut up about 2 pounds of yellow squash and one medium onion
put in a saucepan with a minced clove of garlic and a teaspoon of salt
add 1/4 cup water and bring to boil
cover, reduce heat and cook about 20 minutes, until squash is tender
drain well and mash
mix with:

  • 1/4 to 1/3 cup evaporated milk
  • a tablespoon of butter
  • a cup of grated Cheddar cheese
  • 2 well-beaten eggs
  •  1/8 tsp black pepper

if the mixture is soupy, add some crumbled saltines to thicken it
transfer to a greased casserole
top with a mixture of 1/4 cup crumbled saltines, 2 tablespoons melted butter and 3 tablespoons grated cheese

bake at 350 for 30 minutes until golden brown and bubbling

Many thanks to Keeshi + Photo and Twisted String for their photography contributions