Squash - Acorn
This dark green squash is acorn-shaped, hence its name. Acorn squash are a hard-skinned, Winter variety with mildly sweet flavor and dry texture.
Acorn squash will keep at room temperature for many weeks.
They may be peeled, but are more often cooked with their skin-on. Peel and dice, or cut into slices along the natural ribs; toss with oils, spices or herbs and bake or roast. Serve with or without the skin. Cooked squash may be pureed and added to soups, stews, risotto, cakes or other baked goods.
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