Sometimes a simple vegetable side is all you need to complete a meal. In summer take advantage of the bounty of squash and serve it alongside just about anything. Grilled chicken, pork, or beef pair nicely, as does a panini sandwich or fish. The squash's natural flavor is enhanced with fresh basil, and it also makes for a pretty looking salad. To get the recipe all you have to do is read more
Ahh summer. It's almost here and with it comes a whole array of fresh fruits and veggies. Summer squash is one of my favorites because it tastes good raw and cooked. I didn't know this, but it's relatives with the melon, the cucumber, and eggplant. Cucumber makes sense, but melon? Who knew?
You can find summer squash in all kinds of shapes and varieties. Zucchini, yellow squash, pattypan squash, and globe squash are all summer squash. The best part is that you can eat the entire vegetable - the skin, flesh and seeds. Unlike winter squash, summer squash are more fragile and cannot be stored for long periods of time, so make sure to use them soon after you buy them.
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