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Video: How to Make Baked Acorn Squash

See a simple recipe for delicious roasted acorn squash.

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In this video, you’ll learn how to make simple acorn squash baked with a delicious glaze. Chef John shows you how to cut an acorn squash safely and how to create slashes in the meat of the squash to allow the glaze to soak in. Preparing the glaze is quick and easy. You’ll also learn why proper salting is key. This simple squash dish is the perfect side for so many seasonal main dishes. Get Chef John’s recipe for Baked Acorn Squash. Give it a try on this year's Thanksgiving dinner menu. See more Thanksgiving videos >>

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Oct. 29, 2012 4:53 pm
This was delicious. The rare times I have eaten squash, never liked them. However, this recipe is excellent! I have become a fan of squash thanks to this recipe!
Debbie Thomas 
Oct. 11, 2012 6:15 pm
I purchased an acorn squash for the first time and was looking for an easy recipe and stumbled onto your video. I appreciated the step-by-step instructions and pace of the video. I prepared the squash as directed and they were absolutely delicious! (I didn't have any maple syrup so I used white corn syrup instead.) Thank you! Gonna fix this for Thanksgiving.
Jul. 8, 2012 6:53 am
I used pinapple juice instead of orange juice. Also I did not have maple syrup, so I used molasses instead. Hope it turns out well!
Nov. 21, 2011 9:45 pm
oops that was sposed to be acorn squash video!
Nov. 21, 2011 9:44 pm
hey chef john, happy holidays! just love the video of baked butternut squash. it looks scrumptious! i was just wondering what is the best way to serve the dish? should guest spoon out themselves or should i spoon it out and put in another dish? how do u feel about cutting it up with the skin intact into bite size pieces or strips?
Nov. 21, 2011 2:30 pm
Sounds like Jeff Garlin!
Nov. 21, 2011 9:05 am
The recipe can be found at the website listed at the end of the video. Here's a link...
love cookin' 
Oct. 29, 2011 8:58 pm
I can't find the written recipes either. Sure would love to. I really like the vegetable recipes that I've seen and the carmel apple pie recipe too.
The Jester 
Oct. 27, 2011 6:40 pm
"It looks so beautiful, i think its like almost borderline wrong to find a squash that attractive" Haha. Good video + some comedy. Very nice =)
Oct. 27, 2011 10:45 am
Acorn squash skin is edible. Did you know that? And the skin holds a lot of vitamins and nutrients, doesn't it?
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