We love butternut squash. Sweet, subtle, and oh-so-comforting, butternut squash can warm up even the crispest of fall days. The hearty veggie is versatile, full of fall flavor, and a staple ingredient for everything from creamy soup to satisfying side dishes. But, like all sturdy winter squashes, butternut squash can be tough to prep. Follow along with our friends at Real Simple to learn how to stop stabbing and start slicing and dicing like a pro.