8 Common Types of Squash

Learn how to identify and prepare eight popular winter squash varieties.

10 Simple Sweet Potato Recipes

Try one of these easy takes on the versatile root vegetable.

The Best Pumpkin Muffins

The original pumpkin-spiced treat. 

Why Pumpkin Is a Fruit and Not a Vegetable

Learn whether pumpkins are gourds or squash—and why they’re actually a fruit and not a vegetable. Plus, learn about the health benefits. 

How Long Do Sweet Potatoes Last?

Have your Thanksgiving sweet potatoes gone bad? Learn how to tell, and find out how long sweet potatoes last when raw, cooked, refrigerated, or frozen.

The Easiest, Fastest Way to Microwave a Sweet Potato

Learn how long to microwave a sweet potato. Plus, the easiest method to cook multiple sweet potatoes in the microwave.

10 Easy Butternut Squash Recipes

Think butternut squash's only good for soup (or Thanksgiving)? Squash any preconceived notions and see how versatile butternut can be.

16 Squash Recipes for Fall

From soups to salads to sides, this cold-weather gourd can be prepared in a variety of ways.

10 Tips for Organizing the Refrigerator

Like real estate, cold storage is all about location. Shelf or drawer? High or low? Follow this expert fridge-packing plan to keep contents fresh.

How Long Will Food Last in the Refrigerator?

Follow these guidelines to know what is still fresh―and what to toss.