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Into the Kitchen: Squash and Melons

By National Gardening Association Editors

Into the Kitchen: Squash and Melons

To prepare summer squashes, wash the whole vegetable, trim off the ends and cut into cubes or slices. Serve thin, unpeeled raw slices in salads or with dips. Cook slices...

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