One you eat, the other you use to decorate your house. Could they possibly be the same thing? The Short Answer Yes, squash and gourds come from the same plant family and genus. The Long Answer Have you ever tried to eat a gourd? Don’t. It won’t be a happy experience for anyone. Their hard […]
Sure, it has squash in the title, but we’ve been fooled before. Is butternut squash actually a squash? The Short Answer Yes, Butternut Squash is a Squash. The Long Answer I know, you’ve got your hands on your hips and you’re like “of course butternut squash is squash.” But hear me out. A lot of […]
Melons and squash might have more in common than you think. But are they the same thing?
How does one classify a zucchini? The term zucchini squash gets thrown around a lot, but are zucchinis actually squash? The Short Answer Yes, zucchinis are a form of squash. (Speaking of which, have you ever heard of a courgette? See what we learned when we searched to see if courgette and zucchini are the same thing.) The […]