When shopping for spaghetti squash, look for ones that are heavy and have a hard outside. If it feels soft, it was picked too early and won’t be as tasty!

You know how winter hats are nice and warm, while summer hats keep the sun off of your face? Well, winter and summer squash are different, too! Winter squashes like butternut, acorn and spaghetti squash are hard on the outside. To eat them, you first need to remove the seeds and cook the squash’s flesh. Summer squash, like zucchini, can be either cooked or eaten raw and their soft seeds are usually eaten, too. What’s your favorite kind of squash?

What is your favorite season of the year? What kinds of things do you like to do in that season?