- Choose squash that are firm and heavy for their size with dull skin. Avoid squash with soft spots or broken skin.
- Winter squash is usually available year round but may be cheaper and taste better in fall and winter.
- Canned winter squash are available year round and might be the best buy if you only need a small amount. Some squash are also available frozen.
- Most types of winter squash can be used in any recipe or dish.
★ Winter squash is an excellent source of Vitamin A and also provides many minerals.