Growing and Cooking Leeks and Winter Squash

Learn how to grow leeks and winter squash — from butternut and acorn squash types to less common varieties, such as ‘Red Kuri’ and ‘Buttercup’ — and then use them in these recipes.

Leek Seedlings In Ground
To grow blanched leeks, poke deep holes in the ground, set in the leek seedlings, and let the wind and rain do the work of covering them up so they blanch.
Photo by Barbara Damrosch