While you're frying up some eggs and bacon, we're cooking up something else: a way to celebrate today's food holiday.
Today's food holiday is for the thick-skinned – September 7 is National Acorn Squash Day!
Acorn squash has been a homegrown American vegetable ever since... well, America began! Native Americans were already hooked on the easy-to-grow squash and shared the love with early settlers.
For a fun way to serve your squash and eat it, too, use it as a serving dish after baking. Some people swear by stuffing them with rice, meat or other veggie mixtures. You can also toast the seeds for a savory treat.
Still stumped? Check out these ten ways to eat an acorn squash. They'll make you nutty, in a good way.
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