What is Zucchini?

The hot months of summer are when your garden will be vibrant and alive with all kinds of fruits and vegetables: bright, firm tomatoes; deep purple eggplants; and sweet raspberries. There's probably one squash in there that, literally, overshadows many of the smaller plants nearby, with its beautiful blossoms and massive leaves: the zucchini. 

Zucchini Shopping Tips

Buy zucchini that is intact and has glossy skin. Avoid zucchini with brown or soft spots.

Zucchini Cooking How-Tos

Zucchini has a very high water content, lightly salt your zucchini prior to cooking so your dish does not become to watery.

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