Has anyone tried Delicata Squash before? When a friend recently handed me this squash, I had no idea what to do with it. I had never cooked it before, but assumed it must come from the squash family. I mean gosh, have you seen the varieties of squash that are available around Thanksgiving and Christmas time? Many use the various types of squash to decorate around the holidays. Well, I was certainly up for trying this unusual cylindrical looking vegetable. They are cream colored with green stripes and are known to have good culinary qualities. The best part? The skin is delicate, so there’s no peeling involved, you just bake it, stuff it and eat it. At least that’s what I did. So read on.