Acorn Squash with Brown Sugar

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated September/October 2004, America's Test Kitchen TV

Tired of mealy, stringy squash that takes an hour to bake? We wanted it faster and better.

SERVES4

TIME35 minutes

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WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

Believe it or not, microwaving took first place in cooking methods for our acorn squash recipe, presenting a squash that was tender and silky smooth, with nary a trace of dryness or stringiness. Hammering out the details of our microwave ac...

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