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Spinach and Beet Green Salad with Broiled Zucchini and Basil Vinaigrette

Salad for dinner.  It’s hot. It’s even too hot to go outside and grill the zucchini. The broiler heats up and cooks quickly so it’s a doable stand in for the grill on a sweltering day. How long has it … Continue reading

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Oven Charred Vegetables

Just in case you are still trying to use up your garden tomatoes and zucchini… This is an adaptation from Lucinda Scala Quinn’s terrific book Mad Hungry.  Her recipes are perfect for feeding hungry families.  In fact, many of the … Continue reading

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Quick Beef and Summer Vegetable Stir Fry

Back to School time means quick weeknight dinners.  This stir fry goes from fridge to table in about 15 minutes, and uses up all those farmer’s market purchases or, if you are a better gardener than me, your garden harvest. … Continue reading

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Zucchini Snack Cake with Lemon Icing

A lovely way to use up those giant zucchini. 1 stick of salted butter, softened 3/4 C. brown sugar, packed 1/2 C. sugar 2 T. canola oil 1 t. vanilla 2 eggs 2 C. flour 2 t. baking soda 2 … Continue reading

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Zucchini Snack Cake with Lemon Icing

Zucchini bread is so 2010. 1 stick of salted butter, softened 3/4 C. brown sugar, packed 1/2 C. sugar 2 T. canola oil 1 t. vanilla 2 eggs 2 C. flour 2 t. baking soda 2 T. milk 1 t. … Continue reading

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Sauteed Zucchini with Bacon and Onions

This is a quick recipe for your summer table.  It’s just as tasty hot or cold which makes it great for a pot luck or barbecue. 2 t. olive oil 2 strips of bacon 4 small zucchini, about 8 inches … Continue reading

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Zucchini Fritters

Summer = lots of zucchini.  These are great for a side dish to grilled meat or fish.  I use whatever fresh herb I have on hand. 1 medium zucchini (about 2 1/2 cups shredded) 2 eggs 1 C. panko crumbs … Continue reading

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