Monthly Archives: September 2011

Red Kuri Squash


Also known as Japanese squash, orange hokkaido, or uchiki kuri squash –

This week included in each box is a beautiful Red Kuri squash.  I found a great fact page at Specialty Produce.  This hardshell fall squash is so pretty it will just look good on the table.  If you need one for a fall centerpiece display (I’m thinking Thanksgiving) order it early!  And when you get through displaying this beautiful fruit!  You can actually cook it!

Simply cut in half, scoop out seeds, bake as for any other winter squash.  Serve with butter salt and pepper or…

Check out these links for recipes.

Feel Good Eats    Red Kuri Squash and Roasted Fennel Sou[          Gratin of Red Kuri Squash

Boingboing           Red Kuri Squash Risotto