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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