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Storing and Freezing Winter Squash


Baking sheet or dish

Freezer storage containers



Storage tips: Winter Squash is best stored between 55-65 degrees. Place in a cool dry room in your house (do not refrigerate) and it should last 3 months.

How to preserve: Best frozen after cooking. Heat oven to 400 degrees, cut squash in half, scoop out seeds and place face down on a baking sheet or dish. Add ½ inch of water to the pan and roast for 40 minutes or until a fork pierces easily through the skin. Let cool, cut as desired or puree, place in freezer storage containers, label and freeze. Delicious and easy to thaw and use in pureed applications or as a simple side dish.