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Friday, November 16, 2012

Squash

The fruits of various members of the gourd family, which fall into two classifications, summer squash and winter squash. Summer squash have thin skins, edible seeds and a short cooking time. They are very low in calories, high in vitamin C and high in fiber. Summer squash are picked immature while they are still tender and are generally eaten within a short period of time since it is very perishable.
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