[Sca-cooks] OT, OOP Preparing veggies for the Freezer

Johnna Holloway johnnae at mac.com
Thu Jul 30 17:13:56 PDT 2009

Haven't done squash myself.
Take a look at





Several of these are extension documents so you might also try your own 
extension service and see what they have.


chawkswrth at aol.com wrote:
> As can happen in the Spring, I think I kinda, sorta overplanted. I have Squash...something like 30 plants To say that I am up to my waist in the lovely golden edible gourds is putting it mildly. 
> I have blanched and all before, doing the boiling water bath and sudden icing down method. Somewhere in my sweaty, sunbaked memory, I recall hearing about using the microwave to blanch water-based vegetables, such as Squash. 
> Has anyone done that? And can Squash slices be put in the dehydrator to dry them out a little and then freeze?

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