Last week's finds that tickled your fancy the most. Shop best-sellers »
🔕 🔔

My Basket ()

All questions

Red Kuri Squash has greenish-bluish color on interior seed area

Red Kuri Squash from the greenmarket has greenish-bluish color inside on the WEB PART of the SEED area.
It does not smell and seeds are not slimy, but I have been storing the squash on the counter top about a week. The color is a little off putting (like blue cheese mold color)... Is this mold or is this normal? (google said greenish on FLESH area??) Should I have stored it in the refrigerator? thanks!!

asked by Renee Denise 4 months ago
3 answers 239 views
23b88974 7a89 4ef5 a567 d442bb75da04  avatar
added 4 months ago

Also, the squash was warm inside (stored on counter) when I cut it open

68de587a 1415 4682 863f 6f7a5c5c1744  dsc 0013
Trena Heinrich

Trena is a trusted source on general cooking.

added 4 months ago

A green tint under the seeds is perfectly normal for that variety of squash.

23b88974 7a89 4ef5 a567 d442bb75da04  avatar
added 4 months ago

Thanks Trena! I'm assuming you've seen what I'm describing around the seeds. I'll go ahead and cook with it :)

Let's Keep in Touch!

Get the recipes and features that have us talking, plus first dibs on events and limited-batch products.

(Oh, and $10 off your order of $50 or more in the Food52 Shop, too.)

Please enter a valid email address.