MPR's Appetites: Heirloom squash bring color to the fall table

By Tom Crann
Minnesota Public Radio

Dooley_Minnesotas coverWhether or not you believe in the Great Pumpkin, there are some great pumpkins and many other varieties of squash out there right now. Beth Dooley, author of Minnesota's Bounty: The Farmers Market Cookbook, joined MPR's Tom Crann to talk about what's in season right now.

TOM CRANN: This is the time for squash — give us an idea of what kind of squash are out there now.

BETH DOOLEY: It is exciting because there are so many varieties of squash, and most people think all squash are alike, but it is not just acorn squash anymore. There are some beautiful heirloom varieties like some of the miniature butternut squashes, some beautiful buttercup squashes, there's red kuri squash, Long Island Cheese, the names go on and on and they are fascinating.

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