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25 Juicy and Delicious Ways to Make Squash in the Winter

25 Juicy and Delicious Ways to Make Squash in the Winter

It’s the dead of winter and you might think that there are not many local, fresh fruits and vegetables to choose from during this time of year. But think again! There are so many winter produce that grows abundantly during this time of year. Squashes, including acorn, butternut, and kabocha, are at its peak during this season.

Whether you roast, steam, sautee, or bake them, squashes add flavor and heartiness to a meal. Butternut squash and acorn squash seem to be among the more popular of the winter squashes. However, there is a great selection of other amazing squashes to try from like kabocha. Read this Winter Squash 101 guide to learn about the three most popular types of winter squash.

Squashes might look tough on the outside, but they revel beautiful, tender, and nutritious flesh underneath their tough exterior. Prepare them well and you can receive many of their nutritional benefits.

Here are our favorite recipes to make with squash this winter:


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6:14AM PDT on Apr 18, 2015

Thank you

7:13PM PDT on Oct 20, 2014

These recipes look and sound absolutely heavenly! I love squash. Thank you!

3:56AM PDT on Mar 27, 2014


9:27PM PDT on Mar 26, 2014

yum, some of these look good :)

9:22PM PDT on Mar 13, 2014

Good reminder about the versatility of winter squash. I just wish it weren't such a chore to peel and chop butternut squash. It takes a good peeler, a sharp knife, and a good deal of strength to simply "peel and cube" the tasty things.

3:39AM PDT on Mar 12, 2014


12:46PM PDT on Mar 11, 2014

They look good and sound healthy. Now I'm hungry! Thank you.

11:51AM PDT on Mar 11, 2014

Now I need a snack! :)

4:19AM PDT on Mar 11, 2014

Thanks for the tips, I love squash.

11:14AM PDT on Mar 10, 2014

OMGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG...these recipes look luscious!

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