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Hubbard Squash

Hubbard has a moist, creamy texture and sweet, nutty flavor that makes it wonderful for creamy soups, purees, and pies

What Is Hubbard Squash?

Hubbard squash is almost always large and bumpy, sometimes with blue-grey skin and sometimes with deep orange-red. Hubbard squash has dense flesh with a sweet and nutty flavor with a smooth, creamy texture when cooked. It’s often used in soups, mashes, casseroles, and as a side dish. Hubbard squash is known for its long storage life, making it a popular choice for winter months when fresh produce may be less available.

How Do You Prepare Hubbard Squash?

What's the easiest way to prepare this monster of a squash? Bake it whole! No wrestling with a knife required. Simply make a few slits in the squash to allow steam to release (we don't want an explosion) and bake on a sheet tray for 1 hour at 400 degrees. When it's tender, it will be oh so easy to scoop out the flesh to use

What Does Hubbard Squash Pair With?

Hubbard squash pairs well with savory herbs and spices like sage, thyme, and garlic. It also complements ingredients such as onions, bacon, cheese, and maple syrup.

How Do You Store Hubbard Squash?

Store Hubbard squash in a cool, dry place such as a pantry or cellar. It can last for several months if kept in optimal conditions.

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