Actually a tuber, the sunchoke looks like a small, bumpy potato or ginger root. The knobby, thin-skinned exterior is usually tannish-gold to cream colored but some varieties are reddish or purplish.
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White Eight Ball Squash
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Eight ball squash is available in the summer months.
The White eight ball squash, botanically classified as Cucurbita peto, is a hybrid zucchini variety with a round shape. The White eight ball squash is sometimes called cue ball squash due to the similarity to the cue ball in the game of billiards.
The White eight ball squash is similar in color and taste to the mexican cream squash. This variety has a creamy white flesh with a white and light pale green speckled skin. Look for small tender squash to get the best flavor.
White eight ball squash are a unique shape and can be hollowed, stuffed and roasted with various meats, grains or cheeses. Fill and roast with quinoa and vegetables for a vegan main dish. The raw squash can be used as a container for ranch or herb dip on a fresh vegetable tray. The smallest squash can be roasted or grilled whole. Slice in to rounds and sauté with a mix of vegetables or add to pasta. Refrigerate and use within a week.
White eight ball squash are easy to grow and can be planted in the ground or in containers with potting soil. They are prolific growers and the small squash can be harvested as soon as the flowers fall off and the squash are between the size of a golf ball and a billiard ball. If they are left on the plant too long, the squash will become firm and woody.
Recipes that include White Eight Ball Squash. One is easiest, three is harder.
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