Winter Squash is a great vegetable for our short-term food storage needs. It doesn’t need much from a preservation stand point, can be grown easily, purchased inexpensively, and tastes good in a variety of recipes. Here are 15 Ways to Store & Use Winter Squash if you’re looking to add more of it to your family’s diet this coming year and beyond.
Storing Winter Squash
2. Winter squash can be canned in chunks if you have a pressure canner. Canning the puree is not considered a safe home canning practice, so chunks only.
3. Cooked and pureed winter squash freezes easily and can be used in a variety of recipes.
Using Winter Squash
Don’t let recipes with specific squash stop you from making it. Most any winter squash can be substituted for any other. It might say pumpkin but butternut will work just as well. If it says acorn and all you have is hubbard – go for it and don’t worry! The results will be just as tasty.
10. Squash Risotto
12. Pumpkin Waffles
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