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Small Wonder Spaghetti and Musque De Provence. The smooth, round, yellow Small Wonder Spaghetti squash is less starchy than most winter squash, giving it a milder flavor closer to that of a summer squash. Once cooked, its flesh can be easily shredded with a fork into spaghetti-like strands. The Musque de Provence is a very old, traditional variety from the south of France, prized for its particularly beautiful appearance, its dense, sweet, orange flesh and its unique, musky aroma and unusually complex flavor. Unlike most pumpkins and squash, the Musque is traditionally eaten fresh, cut from the middle like a wedge of cheese and thinly sliced.

Recently harvested Butternut squash lies in piles in the field at W. Rogowski Farm. Butternut squash is one of the most popular varieties today. It was developed in the 1930s in Western Massachusetts, by a ...