As the leaves begin to transform the landscape to amber and gold hues, a quiet, sumptuous revolution unfolds in the fields and farmers’ markets – the arrival of winter squash season. These are not just your ordinary garden varieties; each type of winter squash is a little marvel of nature, brimming with rich, complex flavors to make your favorite winter squash dishes.
Whether it’s the creamy sweetness of Butternut, the nutty depths of Acorn, or the delicate finesse of Delicata, these types of winter squash are more than just an ingredient; they’re a celebration of the season’s bounty, waiting to be transformed into warming, delicious winter squash dishes that gather families around the table.
Winter squash comes in a remarkable variety of shapes, sizes, and flavors. Swipe up to learn about some of the most popular types and their distinct characteristics.
There is no shortage of delicious winter squash dishes on the internet, but on the next slides are a few of our favorite winter squash recipes that we think you should try!
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