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Eating Out - November 9, 2012

Great gourds

Nutritious and attractive, pumpkins aren't the only squashes catching shoppers' eyes

by Carol Blitzer

Long gone are the days when the only squash people could name was zucchini. This fall, farmers markets and grocery stores are filled with winter squashes of many shapes, sizes, stripes and colors.

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Carol Blitzer is associate editor of the Voice's sister paper, the Palo Alto Weekly. She can be emailed at