Q: What comes out in fall, is oddly shaped, and brings beautiful color to your winter menus? A. Winter squash—and these winter squash recipes are the perfect way to celebrate the beautiful, oddly shaped fruit. (Yep, botanically speaking, it’s a fruit.) You’ll find a variety of winter squash ideas below, but keep in mind we have entire collections for each one: pumpkin recipes, acorn squash, butternut squash and spaghetti squash, too. Winter squash is famously fabulous in all kinds of hearty winter soups and casseroles, and excellent in lasagna and other cheesy pasta bakes. For tips and nutritional information, take a look at our Seasonal Produce: Winter Squash guide.