Abundant Harvest: Canada Crookneck Winter Squash - A Flavorful and Versatile Heirloom Variety

Harvested 300 lbs of the phallic-looking Canada crookneck winter squash, a pest-resistant and flavorful heirloom variety, with lots of cooking options.

00:00:01 Harvesting Canada crookneck winter squash, a phallic-looking heirloom variety that influenced the popular butternut squash.

πŸ“… September 17th, harvesting winter squash

🌱 Canada Crookneck squash, an heirloom variety

πŸ“¦ Storage challenges with Canada Crookneck squash

00:01:05 Harvesting a bountiful yield of Canada crookneck winter squash, a pest-resistant variety with no damage or infestation.

πŸ“Œ The video is about harvesting 300 lbs of winter squash, specifically the Canada crookneck variety.

🌱 The Canada crookneck squash is resistant to pests and diseases, making it a popular choice for growers.

πŸ‚ This year, the squash plants have produced an unusually high yield, with no significant damage.

00:02:08 Harvested about 70 squash, weighing approximately 300 pounds from 9 plants. More squash still growing. Unsure if we can eat it all.

πŸ₯’ Around 70 squash were produced from nine plants, totaling about 300 pounds.

🍽️ Although it may be challenging to consume all the squash, the variety grown is highly regarded.

🌱 There are still 10 more squash that are not yet fully ripe.

00:03:11 Harvested 300 lbs of Canada crookneck squash, which has denser and meatier flesh than butternut squash. Flavor peaks around Christmas and is great roasted or for pumpkin pie.

πŸŽƒ The Canada Crookneck winter squash has denser flesh and a meaty neck, making it preferable to butternut squash.

🍊 The squash develops a rich flavor and becomes extremely orange when aged until Christmas, making it perfect for roasting.

πŸ₯§ The Canada Crookneck squash is also great for making pumpkin pie.

00:04:16 Harvesting 300 lbs of winter squash with lots of cooking options and sharing with loved ones. Keep on growing!

πŸŽƒ The video discusses different recipes and meals that can be made with winter squash.

🍲 Butternut squash soup is mentioned as an easy meal option.

🎁 The speaker mentions the possibility of giving some of the squash away to friends and family.

Summary of a video "Harvesting 300 lbs of winter squash (var. Canada crookneck)" by Myles Falconer on YouTube.

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