Delicata Squash is a winter squash characterized by a cream outer with stripes of green or orange.
Choose a squash that is heavy for its size. The outside should be an even cream color. It will have orange or green stripes running along the side. Make sure there are no soft spots or signs of decay. They can be stored in a cool dry place for up to 3 months.
Delicata squash is easy to cook. They are great baked or you can roast them with a little bit of brown sugar. Delicata is also great stuffed with meat. Finally, you can sauté them with some herbs and butter.