(also cushaw squash)
A large winter squash of a variety with a curved neck.
- Make this very colorful main dish with any type of winter squash such as butternut, cushaw, kabocha, acorn, delicata or hubbard.
- In a 1-gallon stock pot, boil the cushaw in lightly sweetened water until tender but not mushy.
- Southern tribes raised winter crooknecks, cushaws, and green and white striped sweet potato squashes.
Late 16th century: of unknown origin.
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