[Sca-cooks] Butternut squash?
t.d.decker at worldnet.att.net
Sat Aug 25 18:41:10 PDT 2007
The modern butternut squash is a hybrid developed by Antoine-Auguste
Parmentier in the 18th Century, IIRC. Parmentier is also the fellow who
gave you the modern commercial strawberry (a cross between Chilean and
Virginia strawberries) and got France into potatoes as a food crop.
> Are butternut squash period? When I see recipes for squash tart, are we
> talking about summer squash or winter squash?
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