IN SEASON: July-August
COOKING TIPS:Use zucchini in desserts, in stir frys, boiled, grilled and stuffed. See recipes for ideas.
STORAGE AND HANDLING: Keep zucchini in a plastic bag in the fridge for one week. Since zucchini is mostly water it will dehydrate quickly if not properly stored.
NUTRITIONAL DETAILS: Zucchini has the same nutritional benefits as summer squash and also has some niacin and a few grams of carbohydrates per serving.
VARIETIES: Spineless Beauty, Raven, Cocozella, Sebring (yellow)