Howdy, gardener. Got squash?

If you do, here’s what to do. If not, you can cook the blooms, too.

Posted: July 10, 2013 at 3:10 a.m.

Stuffed Zucchini is filled with white beans, feta cheese, tomatoes and olives.

For some lucky Arkansas gardeners, the summer of 2013 is churning out a bumper crop as prolific summer squashes — crookneck and straight neck yellow squash, green and yellow zephyr squash, flying-saucer-shaped pattypan squash and zucchini — are popping up in farmers markets and “gift” bags from friends, family and in-laws.

Straight- and crookneck yellow squash, zucchini and pattypan squash are at home in a wide variety of summer recipes.

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Food, Pages 29 on 07/10/2013