Winter Squash: A Minor Primer

9 Patty pan squash © Heather Phelps Lipton

Patty Pan. The Patty Pan, or Scallop squash was one of the earliest varieties described by European settlers in North America. They were popular among Native American tribes, who frequently cultivated them. It’s a tender squash with a buttery flavor similar to zucchini, and is generally harvested to eat in summer.

Patty Pan. The Patty Pan, or Scallop squash was one of the earliest varieties described by European settlers in North America. They were popular among Native American tribes, who frequently cultivated them. It’s a tender squash with a buttery flavor similar to zucchini, and is generally harvested to eat in summer.

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