Cooking Up the Season – Summer Squash

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The fifth video in the Cooking Up the Season mini-series highlights summer squash or yellow squash. Squash are fat-free, sodium-free, cholesterol-free, low in calories, and high in Vitamin C. Summer squash are in season in North Carolina during the months of June -September. Summer squash can be eaten raw or cooked. When selecting summer squash you want to choose squash that are glossy, small-to-medium-sized, and heavy for their size. Store the unwashed squash in a plastic bag in the refrigerator or in the produce drawer of the refrigerator for up to 5 days.

Watch the video on summer squash to learn more and see a recipe using summer squash.

Yellow squash

A bountiful harvest of yellow squash.

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Regina Moseley, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionRegina MoseleyExtension Agent, Family and Consumer Sciences Call Regina Email Regina N.C. Cooperative Extension, Nash County Center
Posted on Jun 3, 2020
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