How to Break Down a Butternut Squash
Food Network Magazine shows you how to break down a butternut squash.
Cut off both ends and scoop the seeds out of the opening in the wide end with a spoon.
Wearing an apron, hold the squash against your chest and remove the skin with a peeler, working toward you.
Cut the squash where the body becomes bulbous; halve each section lengthwise and dice.