Here’s your morning cup of ambition in the form of the San Francisco Chronicle’s food section. No sugar, please!
• Time to hunker down with late autumn and winter vegetables, and that means squash, people. What to do with all that orange stuff? The Seasonal Cook has some suggestions. [Posh squash]
• Michael Bauer checks back in with Bar Bambino and issues a solid three stars. [Dining Update: Bar Bambino better than ever]
• Reducing salt in your diet is a good way to lower your blood pressure, but, newsflash: It is difficult. Marion Nestle has some suggestions. [Food matters]
• Here’s your general Thanksgiving guide cobbled together from current articles and years past. [Thanksgiving guide]