Use it or lose it: Most summer squash varieties don't store well.
When selecting squash at a produce store, look for smaller squash that are brightly colored and free of spots, bruises, and mold. Smaller squash are known for their flavor. However, they are not known for their longevity. Summer squash only keeps for a few days; store it in your refrigerator's crisper drawer.
Next, we'll discuss the health benefits of summer squash.
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