Michigan State University Extension
Preserving Food Safely - 01600158


  Banana Squash                                             
  Wash  and peel squash then  slice  into  strips  about 1/4
inch  thick.  Blanch either with steam for 4 minutes or with
water for 3 minutes.  Dry  in a dehydrator for  4 to 6 hours
or 6 to 10 hours in an oven.                                

  Hubbard Squash                                            
  Cut  or  break into pieces and remove  seeds  and  stringy
pulp.  Cut  into 1 inch wide strips, peel off  the rind  and
cut  strips  crosswise  into  pieces  about  1/4 inch thick.
Blanch with steam for 8 to 10 minutes.  Drying times  are 5 
to  7  hours  in  a dehydrator or 6 to 10 hours in an oven. 

  Summer Squash                                             
  Wash, trim and  cut  squash  1/4   inch   slices.   Blanch
Blanch in  steam  for 4 minutes or in water for  3  minutes.
Drying  times  are 4 to 6 hours in a dehydrator or 6  to  10
hours in an oven.                                           

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