[Market-farming] Carnival Squash

Bill Shoemaker wshoemak at inil.com
Wed Oct 1 08:52:25 EDT 2003


I would assume that they can be roasted and eaten, just like any other
squash or pumpkin. Whether they taste better or worse is another story, but
probably one worth pursuing for those who like roasted pumpkin seeds.

Bill Shoemaker
Sr Research Specialist, Food Crops
Univ of Illinois - St Charles Hort Research Center



>
>Regards to the list:
>
>Carnival squash has been plentiful here this year.  It's the only one of
>all the varieties of squash we planted that produced anything.
>Everything else died.
>
>One of our subscribers asked if the seeds of the carnival can be roasted
>and eaten like pumpkin seeds.  I didn't know.  Does anyone know?
>
>We've had two nights of frost this week.
>
>Marie in Missouri
>Smack in the middle of zone 5
>
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