Mache has been cultivated in France since the 17th century, and in France it is known as doucette. It is also known as "lamb's lettuce" because its leaves resemble the size and shape of a lamb's tongue.
The Charentais is a petite-sized melon with a smooth, hard, pistachio-grey colored skin and distinct green ribbing. Its flesh is deep orange, dense, smooth and sweet similar to that of a Cantaloupe.
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Mexican Squash is available June to October.
Mild in flavor and varying in size from baby to medium to large, Mexican squash sports a pale green thin tender edible skin. Appearing nearly seedless, its tasty flesh is whiter and sweeter than zucchini. Shaped somewhat like zucchini, this variety is most often larger and more oblong.
Ideal choice for stir-fries. No peeling required. Add to roasted, sautéed or grilled vegetable medleys.
Calabacitas is a favorite dish in Mexico made with Mexican squash, cheese, onion and fresh garden tomatoes.
Mexican squash, sometimes called tatuma squash, is locally grown at Coleman Farms, Carpinteria, California.
Recipes that include Mexican Squash. One is easiest, three is harder.
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