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10 Ways to Use Gourds & Winter Squash

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Melissa Breyer

Melissa Breyer is a writer and editor with a background in sustainable living, specializing in food, science and design. She is the co-author of True Food (National Geographic) and has edited and written for regional and international books and periodicals, including The New York Times Magazine. Melissa lives in Brooklyn, NY.


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6:30AM PDT on Aug 30, 2014

Squash is my favorite! Thank you for the article.

5:59PM PDT on Aug 28, 2014

A variety of delicious recipes featured here. I certainly like the ideas shown here of using gourds for bird feeders, lamps, a garland and other things. Gourds are fascinating and have a marvellous and natural look to them.

The snake gourd is certainly also colourful and interesting to look at along with the swan gourd and a variety of others that one will come across when looking at different types of colourful gourds.

1:24AM PDT on Jun 15, 2014

Thaks, great ideas.

12:27PM PDT on Jun 1, 2014


8:31PM PDT on Apr 21, 2014

Thank you!

6:33AM PDT on Mar 20, 2014

Thanks for sharing

10:28AM PDT on Mar 15, 2014

thank you

11:19PM PST on Mar 5, 2014

Thanks for sharing!!

2:58PM PST on Jan 27, 2014

Never heard of eating gourds.

10:42PM PST on Jan 16, 2014


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