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Name this Squash!

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My mother in law has asked me to try to figure out a squash that her mother grew when she was a child. She called them roasters. They were colored like an acorn squash but were shaped like a big cucumber. Any ideas?

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Maybe some type of,

Zucchini?,,,,Are they winter or summer squash?

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Winter squash lol guess I

Winter squash lol guess I should have mentioned that! She said that they tasted a lot like a butternut.

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well

to me she had the name already !! :) Sounds like one of the old "heirloom" squash ...Candy roasters , maybe the North Carolina Candy roaster variety... another from North Georgia and a melon type..

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Neat!

:D

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That There Squash be....

A Fred Squash, leastways that be what it do sound like.

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lol they ended up being a

lol they ended up being a delicata squash! thanks for the response and thank you danny jomo for the answer!

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