Acorn Squash with Brown Sugar

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Acorn Squash with Brown Sugar

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...

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 acorn squash recipe was easy: Microwave on high power for 20 minutes, and the squash is perfectly cooked. It was best to halve and seed the squash before cooking; whole pierced squash cooked unevenly.

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