Donna — August 24, 7: You will need a very sharp knife to do this easily. Fertile, well-drained soil with a pH of 5. My mother fixed is as follows: While cushaw is probably a more popular seller in the south, it grows perfectly fine in northern latitudes. I cook them sweet and buttery and very concentrated.
Green Striped Cushaw Winter Squash Seeds (Cucurbita mixta cv.)
It has a pale yellow-orange flesh and a mild flavor. I just found a huge selection of Cushaw squash at my local veggie stand. Many times over the years I have looked for them, but the problem was that I only knew them by name, not by how they looked I was a child in Ohio. Look for recipes with butternut squash or pumpkin that sound good and swap in cushaw! It is sometimes called the "Jonathan Pumpkin. You will need a very sharp knife to do this easily.
If you have plenty of room for vines to sprawl, grow some Green-Striped Cushaws this year. Leave the mature fruits in the garden to cure for a couple of days after the vines wilt and turn brown before cutting the stems at least 2 inches long and storing in a cool, dark place. Help, where did you get the Cushaw. Anything you can make with pumpkin, you can only make even better with Cushaw! Using a sharp knife, slice off the neck of the squash and then cut it in half. I thought it was apart of the gourd family but never really knew where it came from or how to distinguish it when trying to purchase one.