Warm Up to Winter Squash

When the weather gets cold and the traditional fruits of summer are out of season, winter squash can be a delicious and healthy option. Consider these facts about winter squash:

  • Winter squash have a long shelf life.
  • They can be prepared as a flavored side dish or cooked into casseroles, muffins, soups, stews and desserts.
  • Winter squash should normally be harvested in September or October, before a heavy frost.
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