Squash or Pumpkin? Is There a Difference? (incl. recipes)

temp_squashI get this question all the time: “What is the difference between a squash and a pumpkin?”

Well, to keep it simple, pumpkin is one type of squash and squash generally refers to four species of genus cucurbita, including the species to which pumpkin belongs. So, to make it clearer, both squash and pumpkin belong to the same family (the cucurbitaceae). A pumpkin is a type of squash.

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