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Step 0 - Poke some holes in the squash before microwaving. Don't ask how I know this!

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willys_4bta April 29, 2009

I used the microwave method, and this came out perfectly. Tender and moist. Thanks Realtor for a nice simple keeper. Made for Healthy Choices tag.

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lazyme August 07, 2011

I had a small spaghetti squash. Maybe 2 pounds. I cooked each half 7 minutes at high in the microwave. It was perfect. Thanks Realtor :) Made for 123 hit wonders

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Boomette September 24, 2009

I make spaghetti squash quite frequently so the idea of taking one or two small steps for a better result intrigued me. I don't own a microwave and omitted the first step but used the foil and water in my baking. The squash was better than usual, much more tender and shredding into plumper strands. Thanks! Made for 1-2-3 Hit Wonders.

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justcallmetoni September 02, 2009

I used the microwave method, and it is really quick and easy to do. (My squash was quite large, so I had to do it in two batches.)

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Mikekey May 31, 2009

Perfect, perfect! I used the baking method of my spaghetti squash, and I must say this is quickly coming to be one of my most favorite vegetables. I poked a couple of holes in the squash and kept going completely with this recipe. An amazing recipe that just makes that same ol' spaghetti squash *special* again! I cut mine in half as instructed, put 1/4 cup water, and did add 3 cloves of garlic to roast along with it, which gave it a wonderful aroma, and a great taste too. For my marinara sauce I used Marinara Sauce. Very tasty indeed. Made for Everyday is a Holiday tag game May 2009

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Andi of Longmeadow Farm May 10, 2009

Hi, I'm new here and I've been looking for a recipe with the spaghetti squash I purchased couple of weeks...yes, I'm late bloomer in the kitchen :( so, when I found this 2 ways to cook it, I thought I was ready...I'll have to add before get to the 1st step that you may need "some" help cutting the little fellow if, as I did, want to go for the microwave cooking version...I posted 2 photos (somewhere in this website) and I had to use several serrated knives including an electrical that ended "harmed" in the process...I'm still working on the recipe, I won't give up until is finished with some chicken and cheese. I'll post some pictures later and hope the final product looks and taste good, wish me luck.

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Irma B. November 29, 2014

This recipe worked quite well, but I think my squash must have been on the small side as it was nearly done after the first five minutes of step one. OOPS! So I lowered the Power Level to a 7 and then gave it another 2 minutes and it was perfect. I'd say my squash weighed 2 1/2 - 3 lbs, so just watch you don't overdo it if it is smaller. Will definitely make it again, thanks.

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mums the word July 03, 2013

i poke holes and then steam in my pressure cooker.Always comes out perfect.

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wpowell February 03, 2013

Good idea but you do need to poke a couple of holes in it. It was in my microwave for 3m 45s and it blew up. At least it was a nice 3 inch split. I'll make again with pokes. Made for PRMR

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Charlotte J November 07, 2012
How to Cook a Spaghetti Squash