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Summer Squash

Chayote Squash:  A tropical summer squash, chayote is a Latin American native that was grown by the Aztecs and Mayans.

Crookneck Squash:  A summer squash, crookneck Squash should be kept cold, about 41º F to 50º F with good humidity.

Yellow Patty Pan or Sunburst Squash:  Also known as yellow summer squash, it is notable for its small size, round & shallow edges, somewhat resembling a small toy top.

Green Patty Pan or Scallopini Squash:  Patty Pan squash also comes in yellow, green, and white varieties.

Yellow Zucchini:  Also called yellow straight-neck squash, it can be served raw in vegetable platters, baked, fried, micro-waved or steamed.
 
Green Zucchini:  Serve raw with dips.  Add shredded to green salads.  Stir chunks into hearty soups and stews.