Butternut or acorn, round or oblong, winter squash tends to be golden, sweet, and a perfect side dish for every meal. With recipes as flavorful as they are colorful, even the pickiest eaters may well become squash-converts after taking a bite. If you've got a squash at home that you don't know what to do with, these are the dishes you need on your table tonight!

Acorn Squash with Walnuts & Cranberry from Let the Baking Begin

Acorn Squash with Walnuts & Cranberry

Butternut Squash Apple Bacon Soup from Jill's Test Kitchen

Butternut Squash Apple Bacon SoupSquash & Brown Rice Stuffed Bell PeppersButternut Squash and Sage TartButternut Squash Macaroni and Cheese

Black Bean and Squash Chili from Allergy Free Test Kitchen

Black Bean and Squash Chili

Butternut Squash Lasagna from Freckled Citizen

Butternut Squash LasagnaButternut Squash, Sage, and Chevre Phyllo Triangles

Hearty Harvest Loaf from Happy Hearted Kitchen

Hearty Harvest Loaf

Squash and Apple Risotto from Home Skillet

Squash and Apple Risotto