This mild-flavored squash looks like a wrinkled, pale green pear and is known by lts of different names. It needs to be cooked before serving, and for a longer time than other summer squash. You should peel a chayote before cooking it, but don’t take the seed out–it’s edible and tasty. Cooked chayotes make good low-fat substitutes for avocados. Price is for each christophine.