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Old 08-18-2006, 12:12 AM   #4
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Cholesterol Lowering Squash

Originally Posted by Blackbear

Black Bear! Thanks so much for trying to help... I don't know if it's also called "Carnival Squash"... but found out the name it is best known by is Chayote Squash. It's small, green, can be eaten raw, cooked, etc. It grows on a vine so you need to trellis it up off the ground for easier harvesting.

I immediately did a Google search and found recipies of all kinds for it.
My friend's wife, who gave me the information, said she gets it at the grocery store in the vegetable department... up in the bins.

It would be wonderful to hear how others prepare it.
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