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Synonyms for crookneck

yellow squash with a thin curved neck and somewhat warty skin

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Interchangeable with other summer squashes in recipes, try yellow crooknecks raw--sliced into ribbons in salads or sandwiches--or grated into breads or fritters, sliced and sauteed, pureed into soups or smoothies and stuffed with whole grain bread crumbs and cheese.
The sunny burst of ubiq--uitous yellow crookneck squash in gardens and farmers markets is a welcome sign of summer.
Yellow crookneck is a mainstay among my summer squash varieties.
avory Cookneck Squash Pudding 4 cups yellow crookneck or other summer squash, shredded Salt 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 cup onion, chopped fine 3 to 4 garlic cloves, minced 3 tablespoons fresh herbs, minced 5 eggs, beaten 2 cups heavy cream Black pepper to taste Butter 1 cup dry bread crumbs Parmesan cheese, grated Sprinkle squash generously with salt.
In the class of crooknecks, bland-tasting hybrids always lose out to the sweet, old-time flavor of Yellow Crookneck, sometimes called Summer Crookneck.