Techniques VIDEO: How to Peel Butternut Squash Published Nov 19, 2013 12:00 AM Techniques SHARE In our Basics series, we tackle the simple kitchen tasks. No job is so small that it doesn’t deserve to be done perfectly. Here: the perfect, easy way to peel butternut squash. See all the videos in the SAVEUR Basics series » MORE TO READ RELATED The Saxelby Cheesecake Plums, vanilla bean, and fresh chèvre sparkle in Caroline Schiff’s sweet tribute to the legend of American-made cheese. READ NOW RELATED Kosher Cachopa Michael Twitty’s take on Cape Verde’s iconic, hearty stew honors the island nation’s Jewish roots. RELATED Quick-Pickled Beets This stress-free method will have you snacking on nature's candy without the post-canning cleanup.