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Recipes Featuring Squash

  • Squash Bread | 2 cups squash, stewed
    2 cups squash, stewed 1/4 cup sugar 3 cups milk, scalded 2 Tbsp butter 1 yeast cake, dissolved Flour, enough to knead
  • Squash Pie II
    1 cup squash, steamed and strained 1 cup heavy cream 1 cup sugar 3 eggs, slightly beaten 4 tablespoons brandy 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon nutmeg 3/4 teaspoon ginger 3/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 t
  • Chocolate - Squash Pudding
    3 cups cooked squash 1 cup sugar 1 teaspoon cinnamon 3 tablespoons ground chocolate 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Winter Squash
    Winter Squash Salt Butter Pepper
  • Summer Squash | Squash
    Squash Salted water Butter Salt White pepper
  • Squash Soup | 2 cups cooked and strained squash
    2 cups cooked and strained squash 4 cups milk 2 slices onion bit of bay leaf 3 tbsps. butter 3 tbsps. flour salt and cayenne 1/2 cup cream 2 tbsps. butter 1 tsp. Liebig's beef extract
  • Baked Winter Squash
    Squash Butter
  • Squash (Pumpkin) Cake
    4 eggs 1 2/3 cups sugar 1 cup vegetable oil 1 3/4 cups mashed winter squash (or pumpkin) 2 cups flour 2 tsps baking powder 1 tsps soda 1 tsp salt 2 tsps cinnamon 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • Squash Pie
    1 pint squash, boiled dry 1 cup brown sugar 3 eggs 2 Tbsps molasses 1 Tbsp butter, melted 1 Tbsp ginger 1 tsp cinnamon Pinch of salt 1 pint milk Crust
  • Southern Style Fried Squash
    8 medium-sized squashes 4 slices bacon 3 small onion sliced Salt and pepper

About Squash

  • Most varieties of winter squash can be seasoned with sugar/spice and baked at 375 for about 30 minutes to create a beautiful side dish
  • Butternut squash has the shape of an elongated pear and is beige in color
  • Many historians believe that squash was the first agricultural crop of the Native Americans
  • Banana squash is yellow and has a vague similarity in shape to a banana often growing to be 50 lbs
  • If you want to store squash, keep it at room temperature for 10 days before moving to a cool, dry location where it will hold fresh for several months
  • Zucchini is one type of summer squash - a category that also includes crookneck and scallop
  • Acorn squash has thick, dark, green skin and is about 6 inches in diameter having the shape of an acorn
  • Winter squash grows in the summer but the name comes from its ability to stay fresh through the winter
  • The main difference between summer and winter squash is that winter squash have hard and thick shells
  • Most squash varieties are extremely high in beta carotene
  • If kept in a dry and cool location approximately 50 F, squash will stay fresh for two months
  • Squash is indigenous to the Americas with some varieties such as the Turban Squash and Valparaiso from South America
  • Squash grows in a variety of colors including brown, yellow, blue, and orange
  • Squash is a fruit, not a vegetable
  • Thomas Jefferson and George Washington both grew squash in their gardens
  • The name "squash" is derived from a Narragansett Native American word meaning "raw"
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