• sliced and whole yellow summer squash
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    Growing and Frying Summer Squash

    Summer squash is common in many southern gardens.  It was a staple on my grandma’s kitchen table. Varieties include CROOKNECK, PATTYPAN, and ZUCCHINI; however, I am a lover of summer squash. Summer squash has thin, edible skins and soft seeds.  The tender flesh has a high water content, a mild flavor, and does not require long cooking. It is ideally grilled, steamed, boiled, sauteed, fried, or used in stir-fry recipes. Buying & Using Supermarket Summer Squash When shopping for summer squash look for those which are firm and feel heavy for their size. Small to medium size squash hold the most flavor, no bigger than 8″ long. The yellow skin…