Orange Honeydew Melon
Oval-to-round and a delicious cross between a cantaloupe and a honeydew, the very fleshy juicy orangish-yellow pulp of the orange honeydew melon is encased in a hard very yellow matching rind.
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Gold Acorn Squash
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This item was last sold on : 04/14/13
The peak seasons for Gold acorn squash is fall and winter.
Gold acorn squash has a rich, yellow-gold rind, golden-orange flesh that offers a natural, nutty sweetness. Small to medium size, this deeply ribbed variety somewhat resembles an acorn. Acorn squash grows in a variety of colors ranging from a dark green, to a pale ivory, to an intense vibrant gold. Offering bold and showy colors, creative chefs love this squash's attractive and dependable presentation as well as its excellent flavor.
A source of beta carotene, the plant form of vitamin A, acorn squash provides vitamin C, vitamin B6, complex carbohydrates, potassium, magnesium, folate, thiamine and dietary fiber.
Acorn squash are a hard-skinned, winter variety. They may be peeled, but are more ofter cooked with their skin-on. Peel and dice, or cut into slices along the natural ribs; toss with oils, spices or herbs and bake or roast. Serve with or without the skin. Cooked squash may be pureed and added to soups, stews, risotto, cakes or other baked goods. Stuff and bake halves with meats, cheese, grains or other vegetables. Acorn squash will keep at room temperature for many weeks.
The acorn squash was a favorite of early civilizations as it could be baked whole in their outdoor clay and brick ovens. Dating back to 4000 B.C., acorn squash, sometimes called Danish squash, is an edible gourd that grows on a vine. Generally considered to be a winter squash, the acorn squash is a member of the same family as summer squash, Cucurbita pepo.
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Recipes that include Gold Acorn Squash. One is easiest, three is harder.
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