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Articles November 2014 Issue

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Squash are widely available from August through March, but are at their best in fall. Select squash that are unblemished, firm and heavy for their size. Look for rinds that are dull or matte, not glossy (a sign of squash picked too soon before it can sweeten), and hard; a soft rind signals a watery interior. If present, the stem should be firmly attached.

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