Butternut squash is a winter squash known for its rich and nutty flavor. In season in the fall and winter, now is a great time to buy the vegetable at a good price, we found organic squash at our local grocery store for $1.59/lb. Choose a squash that is heavy and has few blemishes and moldy spots.
Butternut squash can be stored in a cool, dry place for a month or longer. For a simple winter soup, try this quick and delicious recipe from Martha Stewart.