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Old 11-10-2006, 08:17 PM   #11
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I have ten butternuts ready to harvest from my garden next week. I have peeled them with a peeler as most people suggested here, but most of the time I remove the hard outer shell like Gretchen suggested.
I love butternut squash baked, steamed, thinly sliced and sauteed. Butternut squash soup is wonderful and the cooked, mashed squash makes a wonderful pie that I like better than pumpkin pie.
Yesterday I noticed cubed butternut squash, cleaned and ready to cook in the produce section at Trader Joe's.
Good luck with your butternut recipe. Let us know how it turns out!

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Old 11-13-2006, 06:55 AM   #12
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Thanks everyone ... I bought what I think is a good vegetable peeler and it seemed to work well. I was prepared to boil it a little to get it off but no need to, this time.

The recipe turned out fantastic, IMO. I kept wanting to go back for more anyway. I'm bringing it to a potluck tomorrow so that will be the true test.

Hooray for another vegetable in my recipe arsenal!

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Old 11-13-2006, 01:43 PM   #13
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It's a good one. Make a soup with the squash, onion, and apples.

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