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“How to Peel an Acorn Squash” – I LOVE THIS NEW BLOG I FOUND!!!!

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THis is better than anything I can post about food today (Unless I make my great pasta, which is not mine, it’s the Italian guy’s at the market) but first read this cool way to peel squash and happy SQUASHING – as it’s FALL BABY!

Originally posted on The Lazy Homesteader:

Each fall I can’t wait for winter squash.  It’s so yummy and delicious.  Butternut is my favorite, but only because it’s much easier to prepare than acorn squash.  Until last night.

Last night I made this delicious recipe.  I substituted acorn squash for the pumpkin, and was once again faced with the challenge of peeling the squash.  And I finally figured this out.

First halve the squash and remove the seeds.  Cut a small slice off the bottom of the squash so it can sit on your cutting board.  Use a vegetable peeler to remove the peel from the ridges.

Cut a wedge off the squash, slicing through the, um… valley?  Crease?  Valley – we’ll go with valley.

Now you have a nice wedge that you can turn and finish peeling.

Before slicing off another wedge, peel the exposed edge that was left on the half-squash.  Then, slice through the…

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  1. DACO #

    Yes, fall is almosr here: The equinox arrives on September 22, 2013 at 4:44 P.M EDT. to be exact.

    It is the summer’s great last heat,
    It is the fall’s first chill: They meet.
    –Sarah Morgan Bryan Piatt

    September 20, 2013
  2. Thx- hers is good – and so is your blog – thanks for commenting

    September 28, 2013

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