Hubbard squash are a large squash that have a smooth, sweet, and savory taste.
Choose a squash that has smooth dull rind. It should be free of cracks or soft spots. Choose a squash that has a deep color and is heavy for its size. These squashes can get up to forty pounds. If you would like to store keep it in a cool, dark place.
Hubbard squash holds up very well for baking. They make a great centerpiece since they’re so huge! Because there is so much flesh, you can also make mash them and make a sort of sweet mash with brown sugar.