Veggie Storage Tips

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Butternut Squash

Storage: Butternut squash can be stored at room temperature in a cool, dry place for a month or more. After cutting, wrap it tightly in plastic and refrigerate.

Preparation: Give the squash a quick rinse and dry with a towel. Here is a great tutorial on “butchering” butternut squash.

Taste: Rich, nutty, similar to sweet potatoes

Nutritional Benefits: Butternut squash is extremely loaded with vitamin A, meaning it is excellent for eye health, cell maintenance, and bone remodeling. It also helps prevent cancer by regulating cell growth and differentiation, the processes by which cells split and specialize.