winter squash

NOUN
  1. any of various plants of the species Cucurbita maxima and Cucurbita moschata producing squashes that have hard rinds and mature in the fall
  2. any of various fruits of the gourd family with thick rinds and edible yellow to orange flesh that mature in the fall and can be stored for several months
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  • And what about nutritious foods such as whole grains and fruits, or starchy vegetables such as sweet potatoes and winter squash - how do they fit into a carb-conscious eating plan?
  • The bulk of the book is devoted to detailed instructions on how to grow over 70 vegetables from sprouts, onions and turnips to the more exotic Mibuna and Mizuma greens, Pak Choi and winter squash.
  • Winter squashes and pumpkins should be cut with a longish piece of stalk attached once the skin has begun to harden. Times, Sunday Times
  • You can also make your own pumpkin puree for baking pies and cupcakes, but I would recommend using a sugar pumpkin or other small winter squash, as the larger carving pumpkins tend to be quite fibrous. Tips, tricks and Halloween how-to’s | Baking Bites
  • Carotenoids (from the word "carrot") are found in high concentrations in carrots and other orange and yellow vegetables and fruits such as winter squash and cantaloupes .
  • Make this very colorful main dish with any type of winter squash such as butternut, cushaw, kabocha, acorn, delicata or hubbard.
  • But since they are not as easy to find everywhere, any dryish winter squash will work as a substitute (butternut, red kuri, hubbard are my favorites). How to make your own pumpkin puree | Baking Bites
  • Almost all vining crops will benefit from pruning - winter squash, pumpkins, melons, cucumbers and tomatoes.
  • Cucurbita mixta includes many of the traditional winter squashes known as cushaws, which have been grown since early times from Guatemala to the southwestern U.S. Members of this species are drought-tolerant and their flesh is generally paler, stringier and less sweet than other types of squash.
  • Eat more carrots, winter squash, sweet potatoes, cantaloupe, oranges and grapefruit.
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