|The squash family includes spaghetti, butternut, acorn, patty-pan, and Hubbard as well as a number of other varieties including zucchini. This versatile and delicious ingredient can be used in appetizers, soups, salads, main dishes, desserts, and baking. Squash works well in curries, souffles, pasta, rice, and couscous dishes. Different squash are appropriate for different recipes, and can be interchanged with one another, if you know a little about the different types of squash, their flavors and textures.
Squash can be sauteed, oven roasted, grilled, and served on its own, but where it really shines is when incorporated with herbs, spices, and select complimentary ingredients. Squash are categorized by summer and winter varieties, and knowing what you have available to you at different times of year will help with your cooking and baking selections.
SquashRecipes.net present classic dishes such as butternut soup, deep-fried zucchini, stuffed acorn squash, and a growing collection of squash recipes sure to please year round. Each recipe page offers tips and techniques designed to help you create perfect, delicious and consistent squash dishes every time.