Red Kuri Squash Soup with Ancho Chile and Apple
“Kuri squash has a unique, concentrated sweet flavor that’s beautiful in soup,” says Rick Bayless, chef at Frontera Grill in Chicago. (Butternut is a fine substitute.) He adds more layers of flavor with apple, cinnamon and raisiny ancho chile, and even blends in the squash seeds for nuttiness. Slideshow: More Warming Soup RecipesRecipe from Food & Wine Chefs' Easy Weeknight Dinners.