You’re not alone in your sentiments if the sight of gourds, squash, and pumpkins evokes a seasonal, perhaps nostalgic, feel. These green, gold, and orange hard-skinned beauties make appealing centerpieces and fall decor. Squashes also bring a certain coziness and grounding energy to the nourishment we need during the cold weather.
But cutting, peeling, and actually cooking hard-exterior varieties like butternut and acorn squash can sometimes seem a bit daunting. Here’s the good news: If you’re craving that perfect home-cooked fall dish but want to cut out most of the cutting and peeling, I have just the squash for you: delicata!