Winter squash varieties have a hard shell that is difficult to peel or cut. Here is the easiest way to cook winter squash.
There are so many varieties of winter squash, but I usually stick with just two. These two varieties are my tried and true types of squash that I use in many recipes. They are butternut and kabocha (buttercup) squash.
You can use these instead of pumpkin and I think they actually taste better than pumpkin! You will not believe how easy it is to cook these hard squash!
Here is the easiest way to make any of these winter squash! There is no struggling to cut through the hard shell — no need to chance cutting yourself. By letting it bake whole, it remains dry inside and it comes out very starchy and so tasty!
Of course, other winter varieties may be cooked this way as well.Print