Thu Sep 7th

National Acorn Squash Day

National Acorn Squash Day, September 7th, honors the fall flavors found in what is also known as pepper squash.


Despite being classified as a winter squash, acorn squash is related to the same species as all summer squashes, including zucchini and yellow crookneck squash.

The most common variety comes in a mostly green outer shell, with occasionaly with a splotch of orange on its side or top. However, gardeners and cooks will have a choice among the Golden Acorn and the White Acorn. This versatile squash also grows in a variety of shades of color.

The acorn squash has the same shape as its name, an acorn. They usually weigh between one and two pounds and grow between four and seven inches long. This hardy squash also stays for several months, making it a great addition to your winter basket for yumminess. Just be sure to store it in a cool, dry location.

Since acorn squash is versatile, it can be baked, microwaved, sautéed, sautéed, sautéed, sautéed, sautéed, or steamed. Some cooks like to stuff it with rice, meat, cheese, or vegetable mixtures. The seeds of the acorn squash can also be toasting like pumpkin seeds.

The acorn squash is a good source of dietary fiber and potassium, as well as potassium. It also contains vitamin C and B, magnesium, and manganese.

How to celebrate acorn squash day on acorn squash day

Visit your new farmer's market. You can also drive out to a pick your own farm. Once you've collected your squash, please post your recipes or growing tips. Try acorn squash in soup or broil it. As you fill your plate with this vibrant garden vegetable, you will experience the flavors. Don't be afraid to enjoy it as a meal of its own. Check out these delectable recipes if you need some ideas.

With Wild Rice Stuffing, Roasted Acorn Squash with Wild Rice Stuffing has been roasted. Stuffed Acorn Squash with Sausage and Apple Stuffed Acorn Squash. Basic Roasted Acorn Squash Squash Squash Squash.

Whatever you celebrate, be sure to share it with others. To post on social media, use the hashtag #AcornSquashDay.

History of national acorn squash day has spanned history

This fresh from the garden holiday is still researching the sources of this new from the garden holiday. In the meantime, try these other popular food holidays.

  • National Soup Month
  • Today is the World Sustainable Gastronomy Day
  • National Asparagus Month is March

Acorn squash FAQ

Q. Is the skin of an acorn squash edible?

A. Yes, it is edible. To make the skin tender, roast the squash.

How many calories are in an acorn squash?

A. There are 56 calories in a 1-cup serving of cubed acorn squash.

Q. Is it possible to make soup from acorn squash?

A. Yes. Yes. The acorn squash makes a hearty stew. On our recipe pages, we have this Roasted Acorn Squash Soup.