"The greatest delight the fields and woods minister is the suggestion of an occult relation between man and the vegetable. I am not alone and unacknowledged. They nod to me and I to them."
- Preheat oven to 325-degrees.
- Bring water to boil in 2 quart saucepan. Add pumpkin or squash and cook until fork tender but still firm. Drain and toss with apples and cranberries. Transfer to oven-proof casserole.
- Melt butter in 1 quart saucepan. Add ginger, brown sugar and Cointreau and heat until sugar is dissolved. Season with salt & pepper. Pour over pumpkin apple mixture.
- Bake, uncovered, for 30 minutes or until apples are semi-soft. Dot each serving with pat of butter. (4-6 servings)