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A variety of summer squash (Cucurbita pepo) having a narrow curved neck and a yellow rind.


(Cookery) dialect US any of several varieties of squash with a curved neck



any of several varieties of squash having a long curved neck.
[1750–60, Amer.]
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Noun1.crookneck - yellow squash with a thin curved neck and somewhat warty skincrookneck - yellow squash with a thin curved neck and somewhat warty skin
yellow squash - squash having yellow skin and yellowish flesh and usually elongated neck
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Add 85% of Hawaiian papaya and 25,000 acres of zucchini and crookneck squash and you've covered most of the American diet.
Smooth-surfaced gourds with long necks, such as 'Golden Cushaw' winter squash or a fully mature crookneck squash (typically grown as a summer squash), make lightweight darning tools--and you could grow enough in a single season to have a gourd for every pair of socks you darn!
Nightshade vegetables, including tomatoes, peppers, and eggplant (but not potatoes); the summer squashes, such as yellow crookneck and zucchini; and herbs, such as parsley and basil, are very easy to move from pot to plot without much damage to roots, stems, or leaves, and can give you a head start on producing veggies.
Just avoid especially seedy ones, like yellow crookneck.
His crookneck flashlight, borrowed from the first sergeant, cast just enough light inside each tent to make faces barely visible.
Pattypan, crookneck and straightneck are all varieties of which vegetable?
Six months later, when he ended it on account of Leslie's indifference, it was her turn to lure him back, and she did it with ripe tomatoes, crookneck squash, overflowing bags of green beans, and bundles of basil.
I grow many hills of my favorite stewing squash: the yellow crookneck. I found Horn of Plenty's squash flavorful, and Dixie Hybrid produces well for me.
Bushes Bunches also sells summer squash, green zucchini, yellow zucchini, crookneck squash, onions, carrots, kale, collards, Swiss chard, celery, pickling and English cucumbers, golden and red beets, radishes, dill, broccoli, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, spinach, arugula, romaine lettuce, red leaf and green leaf lettuce, and red and green tomatoes.
chunks 2 medium fennel bulbs, stalks trimmed, fronds saved for garnish, and bulbs very thinly sliced 1 crookneck squash, cut into 1 1/2-in.
The sunny burst of ubiq--uitous yellow crookneck squash in gardens and farmers markets is a welcome sign of summer.
2 pounds crookneck summer squash, peeledand chopped 2 pounds Granny Smith Apples, peeled cored, and chopped 2 cups finely chopped onions 1/4 cup breadcrumbs 7 cups chicken stock 2 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon white pepper 1 teaspoon fresh rosemary 2 teaspoons fresh dill 1 1/2 cups heavy cream For garnish: sour creamand fresh dill In a large stockpot, combine all ingredients except heavy cream.