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Grows all year.

With Fall season upon us, and Winter around the corner, that means, it is Squash time. Squash come in a wide variety, and are basically broken up into two sector categories. The categories being Winter Squash, and Summer Squash. Below is a detail list of the most popular squash.

Relative of Buttercup. Available in peak June through November.
A Hybrid of Buttercup and Kabocha. Available in peak from September through December.

Squash come in all flavors and intensities. They range from savory to sweet, firm to soft, even imulating other foods, such as spaghetti pasta or tofu in flexibility. They can also be substituted for other veggies, or changed to make soups, dips, stews, chips, even ice cream. They offer endless possibilities including Pumpkin Spice Latte*.

Available all year.
Available all year. Extremely popular.
Available all year.

When you click the link at the end of this post, you will be redirected to a detailed article, on all of the pictured squash and their particulars.

Available all year.
Delicate squash is also known as Peanut Squash or Bohemian Squash. Available all year.
Fairytale Pumpkin Squash also known in French as Musquee de Provence. Available in peak September through November.
Kabocha Squash also known as Ebisu, Delica, Hoka, Hokkaido, or Japanese Pumpkin. On a side note “Kabocha” literally means “Squash” in Japanese. Available all year.

*Note: I will be making a post with a popular recipe to make homemade easy Pumpkin Spice Latte.

Available all year.
AKA Oriental Pumpkin. Peak in late Summer through Winter. Available all year.

Squash is loaded with so many nutrients and is such a flexible fruit. From eating them lightly or almost au natural (little salt or butter) to full blown extravagant savory or sweet dishes to creamy sauces or even pasta itself.

Peak early Fall through Winter. Available all year.

Endless possibilities for flavors, textures, style of cooking, international tastes, vegetarian, vegan, the possibilites are simply endless.

Available all year.
Also known as Vegetable Spaghetti, Vegetable Marrow, or Noodle Squash. Available all year.

Time to enjoy the bounty of readily available squash.