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How should summer squash be stored?

Michael T. Murray, ND
Naturopathic Medicine

Summer squash is very fragile and should be handled with care, as even small punctures will lead to decay. It should be stored unwashed in a perforated plastic bag in the refrigerator crisper, where it will keep for about seven days. While summer squash can be frozen, this will make the flesh much softer. Blanch slices of summer squash for 2 minutes before freezing.

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