I really like to eat squash in the fall and winter. I've had a hard time finding proper winter squash here in Jyväskylä over the past few years. I have found pumpkins of various varieties, but squash like acorn and butternut are what I have been craving. This year I grew my own acorn squash on my city allotment.
The other day I was walking by Katriinan Kauppa when I noticed these beautiful butternut squash in the window:
I walked right in and bought squash by the armload. Butternut squash can be prepared and enjoyed in a variety of ways. I prefer to bake my squash and serve with salt, pepper, butter, and brown sugar.