Why am I writing about winter squash when it's barely fall? Well, have you checked the markets lately
They're full of hard-shelled squash such as butternut, acorn and kabocha. We call them winter squash (even though they are actually harvested now) because historically they were one of the few vegetables that could be stored through the winter.
Ah, yes, the good old days, when life was simpler. So simple, in fact that for four months of the year our "fresh produce" choices…