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Squash - Kentucky Sweet Potato

Description

8-15 pounds.  Large squash with thick neck and classic bowl shape at the bottom.  Dense, sweet flesh and long shelf life when kept protected from sun.

Applications/Techniques

The heirloom varieties are used in the same manner as the more traditional varieties-baked or roasted for use in salads, soups, appetizers and desserts-but are distinct in that they are only available for a few months and using these varieties represents an effort to preserve and prevent them from disappearing from the marketplace altogether.

History

Flavor Friends

  • Bacon
  • Apples
  • Butter
  • Cloves
  • Coriander
  • Cream
  • Cumin
  • Ginger
  • Honey
  • Maple syrup
  • Nutmeg
  • Pears
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  • Risotto
  • Rosemary
  • Sage
  • Thyme

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