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« on: October 12, 2008 05:26:39 PM »

We had a freeze night before last, and all the foliage in our garden died.  So we went out and harvested all of our winter squash.  We ended up with 23 squash, some of them are a little small, but still good, I think.



There's butternut, acorn and delicata.  Good mix, I think.
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« Reply #1 on: October 12, 2008 06:55:34 PM »

mmm yum! I love squash, but you might not after eating so much of it over the next few weeks! Tongue
My mom used to make acorn squash all the time. She'd scoop out the seeds and put butter and maple syrup inside the hole and then bake them. They were pretty good.
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« Reply #2 on: October 12, 2008 07:20:49 PM »

Actually, once the squash is hardened off, it will keep for about three or four months.  So we won't have to eat it all at once.  We'll have it all winter.

As for prep, we do about the same as your mama, except I do butter and brown sugar.  The squash is juicy enough that I don't really need more liquid, although the maple flavoring sounds delish.
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« Reply #3 on: October 12, 2008 07:55:33 PM »

love me some butternut squash!  I can't wait to start my veggie garden next year!
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« Reply #4 on: October 25, 2008 08:47:08 PM »

Gorgeous, pinokeeo! My winter squash did terribly this year. Yours are squashilicious -looking!
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