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Squash anyone ?


Friday, March 15, 2013

This morning I went out to the veggie market and came across this display



The Plan recipes call for butternut squash at times and I am totally unfamiliar with squash except for zucchini and pumpkin.

Does anybody know what squashes these are?
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YACHTINGMAMA 3/16/2013 7:42PM

  Yes, those descriptions are all correct. I wanted to let you know that for the butternut squash on day 10 for lunch....i steamed some kabocha squash. OMG it was so sweet and delicious, felt like a decadent treat!! and, so easy.



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GLAMNGLOWDIVA 3/16/2013 1:47AM

    I believe the far left is the butternut squash, acorn and spaghetti, but no clue on the really big one.

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WALLAHALLA 3/15/2013 11:11PM

    I have seen them, and eaten them, but have no clue how to prepare them.

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KATRINAKAT23 3/15/2013 2:02PM

  I don't have a clue about squashes, it is something I am going to have to try one day.

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MEXGAL1 3/15/2013 1:23PM

    not sure but the middle one might be what they call spagetti squash. The others I am not familar with either.
I do like squash though.
Knowing you, you will have fun experimenting with these.

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D-ABBY 3/15/2013 12:08PM

    http://whatscookingamerica.net/squa
sh.htm

Maybe this link to a site on Squash varieties with pics will help.

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MELTEAGUE 3/15/2013 12:02PM

    The pale ones look like butternut squash ( on the left) then Acorn squash, and then Spaghetti squash! ( they are delicious substitute for pasta/spaghetti) and then the one on the right I have never seen!

Spaghetti squash is so yummy! I usually bake mine.....


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MAUREENIE1 3/15/2013 11:44AM

    Hi Lis,
I will try and help you out.

These are the names of the squashes from left to right:
butternut squash, acorn squash, spaghetti squash.....and I can't see the 4th one well enough to be able to tell you the name....it might be hubbard squash...not sure.
Enjoy!

Comment edited on: 3/15/2013 11:46:47 AM

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