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How to Prep and Cook Winter Squash

Autumn brings a medley of winter squash to grocery stores and farmers' markets. Eye-catching as centerpieces, winter squash (like butternut, pumpkin, and acorn squash) are also some of the healthiest and most delicious vegetables around. In this video, you’ll learn how to prep and cook winter squash in casseroles, soups, and more. The first method is the baked squash method, which builds intense, caramelized flavors. You’ll learn tips for preventing baked squash from drying out and get other tips for enhancing flavors. You'll see how to turn acorn squash into bowls filled with delicious stuffings. Discover the best kind of squash to use with the boiling method and for cooking in the microwave. And watch a simple technique for cutting thick-skinned squash with a well-sharpened chef’s knife.

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  • veronikkamarrz

I saw a squash called: "Dumpling Squash" at the market...Anyone know anything about it? :) Thanks!

  • Selina

Thanks for each of the suggestions for prep and cooking. I thought maybe someone had come up with something new, but I will just go back to all the "old" methods I have used for years. Thanks to each of you for the reminders. We will enjoy this beautiful gift of God's creation.

  • joyce

would like a recipe for the white scallop squash. Also which catagory does this squash fit?