Delicata squash

Delicata squash is a nutritious and tasty winter squash, with a creamy pulp that tastes a bit like corn and sweet potatoes. It has distinctive longitudinal dark green stripes on a yellow or cream colored background and sweet, orange-yellow flesh. Also known as potato squash, bohemian squash, or sweet potato squash, it was originally introduced by the Peter Henderson Company of New York City in 1894, Delicata was popular through the 1920s. Then it fell into obscurity for about seventy-five years, possibly because of its thinner, more tender skin, which isn't suited to transportation over thou..

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