[Sca-cooks] Butternut squash?

Robin Carroll-Mann rcmann4 at earthlink.net
Tue Aug 21 18:37:52 PDT 2007

Jadwiga Zajaczkowa / Jenne Heise wrote:

>>Are butternut squash period?  When I see recipes for squash tart, are  we 
>>talking about summer squash or winter squash?
>Neither, actually, in most cases: the period 'squash' or 'gourd' is the 
>white-flowered lagenaria gourd... (bottle gourds) from africa
I have bought this variety of gourd from local Asian grocery stores.  
The taste is rather like summer squash, though the texture is firmer.  I 
think summer squash would be a reasonable substitute (peel skin and 
remove seeds). 


Brighid ni Chiarain
Barony of Settmour Swamp, East Kingdom
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