Home Matters: Grow summer squash; back to school finds, ideas

August 7, 2015

Austin American-Statesman

A mild, nutty tasting vegetable that sometimes resembles fresh corn, yellow squash is a summer squash — a subset of squashes harvested when immature, while the rind is tender. Unlike winter squashes, which grow in a rambling fashion, yellow squash is a bushy plant. Also unlike winter squashes, which are harvested after their skin has thickened and can therefore be stored for months, yellow squash must be eaten within [read more]