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  All About Spaghetti Squash, How to Buy It, Cook It and Lots of Recipes
Averaging from 4 to 8 pounds, the cylinder shaped spaghetti squash is generally available year-round with a peak season from early fall through winter.
While a true spaghetti squash is pale ivory to pale yellow in color, in the early 1990's, an orange spaghetti squash, known as "Orangetti" was developed and this is what is frequently found in today's supermarkets.
When buying spaghetti squash, look for hard fruit that is heavy for its size, about eight to nine inches in length and four to five inches in diameter and with a pale even color.
www.fabulousfoods.com /features/featuring/spagsquash.html   (500 words)

 Spaghetti Squash
Along with butternut squash, turban squash, and pumpkins, spaghetti squash is part of the winter squash family, sometimes known as "keeper" squash because they will last for several months in cool storage.
For a spaghetti squash lasagna (something of a non sequitur since lasagna refers to the pasta and that's what the squash replaces), layer the cooked squash strands with sauce and cheese, just as you would regular lasagna, and bake for thirty minutes at 350F.
The first spaghetti squash I ever cooked (or ate, for that matter) was given to me years ago by a friend with a farming father.
www.gardenguides.com /articles/spaghettisquash.htm   (806 words)

 What is Spaghetti Squash?
A spaghetti squash is a variety of winter squash, pale yellow to ivory in color, weighing between 6 to 8 pounds (2.7 to 3.6 kilograms).
To bake spaghetti squash preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit (177 degrees Celsius) and prepare it much like you would a baked potato, by using a knife or large fork to pierce through the rind several times.
Spaghetti squash is part of the cucurbit family of watermelons, pumpkins, gourds, cucumbers and cantaloupes, and provides an excellent source of folic acid, a good share of potassium and some vitamin A to boot.
www.wisegeek.com /what-is-spaghetti-squash.htm   (683 words)

 Production, Fruit Quality, and Nutritional Value of Spaghetti Squash
The original orange type spaghetti squash, ‘Orangetti’, was developed in 1986 at the Department of Vegetable Crops, Agricultural Research Organization, Newe Ya’ar Experiment Station, Israel in 1986 and released in the United States in the early 1990s (Paris 1993).
Spaghetti squash (Cucurbita pepo L., Cucurbitaceae) are typically grown as a winter squash.
Squash were seeded two seed per hill on Oct. 28, 1999, one row per bed with a 61 cm with-in-row spacing (Hamner and Stoffella 1996).
www.hort.purdue.edu /newcrop/ncnu02/v5-445.html   (1609 words)

 Spaghetti squash - Atkinspedia
Spaghetti squash can be baked, boiled or steamed, and served with sauce as for pasta, or used as a vegetable base for macaroni and cheese.
Spaghetti squash contains many nutrients including folic acid, potassium, and vitamin A. It is also a food low in calories, averaging 75 calories in 8 cooked ounces.
Spaghetti squash is easly cooked in the oven, microwave, or stovetop.
www.atkinsalltheway.com /wiki/index.php/Spaghetti_squash   (255 words)

 virtualitalia.com - food - spaghetti squash spectacular
Pour all the "spaghetti" in the skillet, raise the flame a bit and stir the "spaghetti" around with a wooden spoon so that they are fully coated with the sage-butter sauce.
Pour all the "spaghetti" in the skillet, raise the flame a bit and stir the "spaghetti" around with a wooden spoon so that they are fully mixed with veggies and olive oil.
Spaghetti squash is a member of the winter squash family.
www.virtualitalia.com /recipes/squash_spectacular.shtml   (1402 words)

 Spaghetti Squash Recipes from Prairieland Community Supported Agriculture (PCSA)
When the water boils, drop the squash in and cook for 20-30 minutes until a fork can easily be inserted into its flesh.
Top spaghetti squash with butter or olive oil and grated cheese, or use tomato-based pasta sauces.
Spaghetti squash also can be baked with sauce and cheese like a traditional pasta casserole or gratin.
www.prairienet.org /pcsa/recipes/spaghetti_squash.htm   (262 words)

 Spaghetti Squash I - Allrecipes
Place spaghetti squash cut sides down on the prepared baking sheet, and bake 30 minutes in the preheated oven, or until a sharp knife can be inserted with only a little resistance.
Toss with the sauteed vegetables, feta cheese, olives, and basil.
My boyfriend and I had never had spaghetti squash, but as he said, I would give it a 10 star if I could.
allrecipes.com /recipe/spaghetti-squash-i/detail.aspx   (500 words)

 Phase 1 Spaghetti Squash
Bake with aluminum foil—Cut the squash in half, scoop out the seeds, cover the halves in tinfoil and bake in the oven for 1 hour at 375 degrees F, or until the flesh releases easily when poked with a fork.
While a true spaghetti squash is pale ivory to pale yellow in color, in the early 1990's, an orange spaghetti squash, known as "Orangetti" was developed and this is what is most frequently found in today's supermarkets.
Spaghetti squash substitutes for the role traditionally taken by pasta in such dishes for a delicious, lower calorie alternative.
www.mizfrogspad.com /Diet/Recipes/Ph1-Veg_Spaghetti_Squash.htm   (1762 words)

 Spaghetti Squash
The reason spaghetti squash shows up on our Thanksgiving table is because it requires so little prep work.
Spaghetti squash is cooked whole and the seeds are removed after cooking.
The Secret: Make sure spaghetti squash is cooked until the skin is very soft and can be pierced easily with a dinner fork, not just a sharp knife.
www.post-gazette.com /food/19991118yams3c.asp   (243 words)

 Mantilo is: Melissa A Lo: And ode to spaghetti squash
Squash in general is pretty inexpensive and at a hefty five or so pounds you are essentially getting 8 generous servings of it or something like that.
Spaghetti squash is particularly nice because it comes out in strings after it's been cooked.
While the squash is cooking, cook a cup of vodka and a jar of marinara sauce and a bay leaf over low heat for twenny minutes.
www.mantilo.com /2005/11/and_ode_to_spaghetti_squash.html   (478 words)

 Cook's Thesaurus: Squashes & Gourds
Winter squash arrive late in the growing season and they have a long shelf life, so they've long been a staple in winter and spring, when other vegetables are harder to come by.
Substitutes: butternut squash OR buttercup squash OR acorn squash OR Hubbard squash OR pumpkin
Hubbard squash Notes: This variety has tasty flesh, but it's too large for many families to hand and the rind is hard to cut though.
www.foodsubs.com /Squash.html   (883 words)

 Squash (fruit) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Summer squashes, including young vegetable marrows (such as zucchini [also known as courgette], pattypan and yellow crookneck) are harvested during the growing season, while the skin is still tender and the fruit relatively small.
Winter squashes (such as butternut, Hubbard, buttercup, ambercup, acorn, spaghetti squash/vegetable spaghetti and pumpkin) are harvested at maturity, generally the end of summer, cured to further harden the skin, and stored in a cool place for eating later.
Squash is considered a Berry, with outer wall or rind formed from receptacle tissue fused to the exocarp; the Fleshy interior is composed of mesocarp and endocarp.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Squash_(fruit)   (748 words)

 Spaghetti Squash - gardening tips and recipe Flower & Garden Magazine - Find Articles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The flesh of spaghetti squash is magical, emerging' into fine, crunchy strands similar to spaghetti noodles.
Spaghetti squash (Cucurbita Pepo) belongs to the same winter squash family as acorns, dumplings and delicatas.
Spaghetti squash fruits are oblong, with smooth yellow or orange skin, depending on which variety you grow.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m1082/is_3_43/ai_54851909   (951 words)

 Discovering Spaghetti Squash
Once the squash is cooked, let it cool for 10 to 20 minutes so it will be easier to handle, before cutting in half (if it wasn't already cut for cooking) and removing the seeds.
Mix squash well with the cooked vegetables and put half in the bottom of a large (13 x 9 inch) baking dish.
In a medium-sized saucepan, combine the all ingredients except spaghetti squash over medium-low heat and whisk until smooth and creamy, stirring constantly to prevent burning.
www.seedsofknowledge.com /squash.html   (1194 words)

 RECIPE: Spaghetti Squash
Top a huge pile of spaghetti squash with one of the many pasta sauces out there and be ready to feast on a fresh, naturally al dente strand that let's you have 16 times as much of the lovely squash as you do pasta.
You can freeze raw, grated or cooked spaghetti squash, but be advised that it makes it less firm and pre-measured amounts will thaw out to smaller serving sizes.
Besides your traditional spaghetti sauce, spaghetti squash is also excellent with a buttery flavored olive or nut oil and grated cheese, a pesto sauce, a cream sauce or even an onion sauce where the onion is sautéed in olive oil until reduced down to strands of sweet, golden onions and served with herbs to flavor.
www.karenskitchen.com /a/recipe_spagsquash.htm   (559 words)

 SPAGHETTI SQUASH-   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Bake squash at 350 F until it is soft to the touch--about 45 minutes.
Place the olive oil in a bowl, and soak the garlic and basil in it while the squash and asparagus are cooking.
When the squash is done, remove it from the oven and allow it to cool until you can stand working with it.
personal.palouse.net /judithd/spaghettisquash.htm   (149 words)

 Spaghetti Squash
Spaghetti squash is very mild in taste and goes well with sauces and in casseroles to add fiber and texture without much taste.
In a large bowl, combine the squash and spaghetti sauce; toss to coat well.
Mix squash, mushrooms, peppers, olives and avocados in serving bowl.
members.tripod.com /Candace143/id70.htm   (463 words)

 Spaghetti squash - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The spaghetti squash (Cucurbita pepo) (also called vegetable spaghetti, vegetable marrow, noodle squash, squaghetti or Sharkfin Melon 鱼翅瓜 to Chinese) is an oblong seed-bearing squash.
When raw, the flesh is solid and similar to other raw squash; when cooked, the flesh falls away from the fruit in ribbons or strands like spaghetti or shark's fin (when cooked in a soup form).
Alternately, puncture the squash all over with a small knife; then microwave on high for about 8 minutes, flip, microwave for about 10 minutes on the other side, and let cool for 5 or 6 mintues before slicing in half.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Spaghetti_squash   (384 words)

 Mariquita Farm's Newsletter
While the squash is cooking, boil the shrimp in lightly salted water.
Cook Spaghetti Squash by cutting in half and cooking like a pumpkin or butternut squash in the oven until it can be easily pierced by a fork.
Cut the squash in half and steam the squash until tender.
www.mariquita.com /recipes/spaghetti.squash.html   (391 words)

 Spaghetti Squash Recipes - Low Carb
Spaghetti squash is a wonderful food for healthy people to eat.
Spaghetti squash is easy to grow, can be cheap in stores, is tasty, and has few calories or carbs!
No matter which technique you use, the squash is done when the skin is tender.
www.bellaonline.com /articles/art25592.asp   (241 words)

 LEF Newsletter 34th Harvest Week 2004
He told me he had a bumper crop of spaghetti squash, and since we have not grown this before, I thought people might enjoy having it in their shares as a nice variation on this year’s selection of winter squash.
Spaghetti squash would be the butter-yellow-skinned obloid in your box, about the size of a small football.
The unique character of this particular squash is that the flesh, when cooked, separates into spaghetti-like strands when scraped with a fork.
www.writerguy.com /deb/compost/2004/Nws34-2004.html   (1556 words)

 Spaghetti Squash Italiano - The O'Mama Report
Using a fork, separate the squash pulp into strands, leaving strands in shell.
The flesh of the spaghetti squash peels out in strands of a low calorie "spaghetti".
Spaghetti squash is excellent topped with your favorite spaghetti sauce, pesto, or herbed butter.
www.theorganicreport.com /pages/97_spaghetti_squash_italiano.cfm   (217 words)

 Spaghetti Squash - Cucurbita pepo
This plant is so closely related to the common pumpkin that it does not have a separate name.
To distinguish between a pumpkin and a squash look at the fruit stalk.
Squashes will have a soft and round stalk while pumpkins will have a thick angular stalk.
www.tradewindsfruit.com /spaghetti_squash.htm   (346 words)

 Low Carb Spaghetti Squash Patties Recipe
You can dress them up with all kinds of sauces or dressing, but sometimes they are nice simply cooked in olive oil and sprinkled with a little salt and coarsely ground pepper.
If you have already cooked the spaghetti squash, this will only take about 15 - 20 minutes to make.
You can do these steps ahead of time, then prepare any of the spaghetti squash recipes whenever the mood strikes.
www.mealsmatter.org /recipes-meals/recipe/9852   (456 words)

 spaghetti-squash recipe from FatFree   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Prepare squash by cutting in half lengthwise and removing seeds.
Bake at 350 oF for 45 minutes or until skin is tender and strands may be loosened easily with a fork.
To boil, prepare squash, and place, cut side down, in a Dutch oven, add water to a depth of 2 inches.
www.fatfree.com /recipes/general/spaghetti-squash   (148 words)

 Spaghetti Squash
Spaghetti squash is known as "the fun squash" because it's so different from any other type of squash you are going to cook.
Cut the squash in half and carefully remove the seeds.
Let cool until the squash can be handled and then carefully remove the inside of the squash.
tomsdomain.com /recipes/spagsquash.htm   (267 words)

 Spaghetti Squash Casserole Recipe - Low Carb
This spaghetti squash casserole recipe is very easy to make, works wonderfully in the microwave, is quick, and delicious too!
Spaghetti squash has an incredibly low 3g per half cup, which means you could eat an entire cup of this and still be below 1/3rd of your daily carb values even on induction.
That carb from the spaghetti squash is really all you have to worry about here, the other items are pretty negligible.
www.bellaonline.com /articles/art43137.asp   (362 words)

 Lansing State Journal: Fall for spaghetti squash   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The flesh of the spaghetti squash, however, is yellow and fibrous, and even when fully cooked retains a satisfying subtle crunchiness.
Other restaurants use spaghetti squash as a side vegetable and home-cooking magazines have discovered that spaghetti squash is a fine base for casseroles.
This is basically browned scallops served on a bed of spaghetti squash with a beurre blanc (white butter) sauce.
www.lsj.com /apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20061016/LIFE05/610160315/1079/life   (989 words)

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