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Miss Daisy King makes Party Squash

Posted at 1:13 PM, Jul 24, 2018

Daisy King made Party Squash, a recipe from her original "Recipes from Miss Daisy's" cookbook. (see recipe below) Miss Daisy's Kitchen, with gourmet takeout and specialty foods, is now open at its new location 1110 Hillsboro Road, in the shopping center at the corner of Mack Hatcher and Hillsboro Rd. For more information, call (615) 599-5313 or visit

Party Squash (from "Recipes from Miss Daisy's", p. 62)

1 lb yellow squash, sliced 
1 t sugar
1/2 c mayonnaise
1/2 c minced onion 
1/4 c finely chopped green pepper
1/2 c chopped pecans
1 egg, slightly beaten
1/2 c grated Cheddar cheese
Salt and pepper to taste
Bread or cracker crumbs
1/4 cup butter

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. In a large saucepan cook the squash, drain, and mash. Add the sugar, mayonnaise, onion. green pepper, pecans, egg, Cheddar cheese, salt, and pepper. Put in a 2-quart casserole, top with the crumbs, and dot with butter. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes.

Yield: 6 to 8 servings