[Sca-cooks] Butternut squash?

Terry Decker 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?
> Grace

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