Cut the squash into 1/2 to 3/4 inch slices by carefully cutting across the ridges. Slimy, gray seeds are a good indicator that the squash has turned. Stored at room temperature, an acorn squash will last one or two months; to determine if one has gone bad, slice it in two.

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Acorn squash is a type of winter squash that belongs to the Cucurbitaceaeor gourd family, which also includes pumpkin, butternut squash, and zucchini ().. Place one half of your acorn squash seed-side down on the cutting board. As one of the smaller winter squash varieties, acorn squash work fine in containers providing the pots are large enough. Roasted Acorn Squash With Cranberries, Goat Cheese, and Balsamic Glaze.

Slice up your acorn squash into smaller pieces for a light appetizer or side dish. It should also be heavy for its size and free of mold or other blemishes.