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Winter Squash Season at Howie's

winter squash
Image credit: Californiacondor, via Wikimedia Commons

The name Squash is derived from a Native American term for raw or uncooked vegetables. But it is actually a fruit, it comes from a flower and has seeds.

Winter squash are harvested in late summer through fall, then “cured” or “hardened off” in open air to toughen their exterior. This process ensures the squash will k