Spicy Italian Turkey Sausage Spaghetti Squash Boats (w/pics, of course)

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  1. Neesie

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    @Charon has been preaching the deliciousness of spaghetti (or bahsketty, a la @Sleep ) squash for ages, and I've had my doubts, but I finally came across I use for them I could get behind. I feel fairly confident that this is absolutely nothing like she had in mind, but here it is just the same :neesie:

    Obligatory initial ingredients pic:

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    Hack the demon seed open :c

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    Scoop out the seedy guts, then some olive oil and S&P:

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    Flip 'em over and onto a baking sheet in the oven at 350 for 45 min or so

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    And before any of you know-it-alls start screaming that I should have poked holes in them with a fork, please remember I am making BOATS out of these, and what good are boats that are full of HOLES, hmmmmmm??? :coffee:
     
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    Now for the filling.

    Some baby red bell peppers

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    Onion and garlic

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    S&P and red pepper flakes

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    Let that go for a while until it softens a bit and start adding the turkey sausage meat (removed from the casings)

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    Throw in some fresh oregano, because why not??

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    Tomatoes and turkey broth

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    Then a tiny bit of half and half - it totally makes the whole thing, trust me :D

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    Let that simmer whilst the squarsh roasts :D
     
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    I may have been premature in starting this.

    Chef Phillywood's not up yet :c
     
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    :phil:
     
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    Anyhoo...

    Squash out of the oven

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    Meat mixture looking pretty much the same :smile:
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    Then BAM!!!!

    CHEESE!!!! :pig:

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    Then the scooped out squash guts

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    Put some meat and squash mix back into the shell

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    MORE CHEESE :nooo:

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    Then back in the oven.
     
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    This looks like somebody's nightmare o_O
     
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    I love Charon
    Hate spaghetti squash
     
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    Out of the oven

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    I blasted the cheese a bit with a kitchen torch to make it taste a bit better.

    End product with some fresh basil

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    It was freakin' DELICIOUS :pig:

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    @Bro

    @Phil McKrakin
     
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    Is Phil up??? I just got 36 2-pointers :jj:
     
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    @Bro
     
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    DUDE - you have no idea. I had spaghetti squash like 6 years ago for the first time and it was AWFUL.

    My cooking redeemed it. :c

    No - it's really this recipe that did :)
     
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    You have opened up a whole new world for me. :p
     
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    hush you.
    it's very versatile
     
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    Looks good.

    I'm having leftovers from last night's bbq after I finish these beers. :burp:
     
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    You did make it look good I must say
     
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    It looks very tasty.
    You picked a good recipe.

    eating it plain is not recommended. kinda bland.
     
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