Vegetables and Fruit forum: Name these, please

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Name: Betsy
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piksihk
Nov 11, 2017 3:41 PM CST
I picked up this bag for $1. Can you name them? How would you cook them?
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Name: Paul
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Paul2032
Nov 11, 2017 3:47 PM CST
They are Gourds. Some one may prove me wrong but I think they are primarily ornamental.......
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Name: Dillard Haley
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farmerdill
Nov 11, 2017 3:53 PM CST
Concur, they appear to be ornamental gourds, which are squash (C. pepo). Usually bitter as summer squash, dry and pithy when mature. The orange and green one may be a winter squash.
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Saltflower
Nov 11, 2017 4:11 PM CST
Those are just for fall and winter decor. I wouldn't eat them.
Name: Tara
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terrafirma
Nov 11, 2017 4:25 PM CST
The orange and green one looks like an Acorn squash. Very tasty when roasted. I agree the others look like ornamentals.

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