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Saturday Spotlight: Gold Nugget Squash

Winter squash is a staple of ours here in the winter months. And Gold Nugget is one of my favorite winter squashes both in the kitchen and in the garden. Like many other flavorful winter squashes, it’s a Cucurbita maxima … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two or Three Squashes

As the gardening season moves ever onward, the winter squashes are now maturing and I am harvesting them when they seem ready, or when the vines die down. This year I am experimenting with several new (to me) varieties, as … Continue reading

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Shelled and Scalloped in August

Some of you may remember last week when I was talking about summer squashes, especially about how people often have specific preferences for a certain kind. I mentioned how I used to grow pattypan squashes for my mother (and me), … Continue reading

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Stars of the Garden in 2012

Every year I like to do a review of some of the year’s best performers in the garden. With most of 2012 behind us, I think now is a good time to spotlight some of the stars of 2012, as … Continue reading

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Squashed, Again

Last week I harvested quite a few of the winter squashes. Like most everything else in the garden this year, they were running about 3 weeks ahead of last year’s crop. The Delicata and Acorn plants were totally done for, … Continue reading

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