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How to Cook Squash, 10 Ways

Published October 28, 2021

From the everyday to the unusual, there’s something for everyone

When the winter squash starts to roll in, like its cousin, zucchini, it is almost too plentiful. Yet you could cook winter squash every day from now until spring and never repeat yourself, especially with all the “new” (that is, old) varieties out there. 

Think: squash soup, squash ravioli, roasted, braised, grilled, turned into a salad, tossed in stir-fries, made into tempura, stuffed, even microwaved …. There are so many options that squash has earned its own McSweeney’s essay-slash-meme that’s resurrected as soon as the leaves turn.