IN SEASON - July, August, September
Summer Squash/Zucchini are harvested when immature (while the rind is still tender and edible).
Store in a plastic bag in the refrigerator for up to one week. The bag should be perforated or loosely tied not sealed tightly.
There is no need to peel or seed your zucchini. Zucchini can be eaten raw in salads. If you are cooking zucchini, slice it and salt it to draw out some of the water, then cook quickly over dry, high heat to caramelize the flesh before it has a chance to steam and get soggy. Dry heat cooking generally suits zucchini best.