Tag: Zucchini

Fall Vegetables and Sides, Summer Vegetables and Sides

End of Summer Zucchini Casserole

We’ve headed into fall and the remaining Romanesco zucchini need to be used…now what? I’d pretty much run through the  “zucchini repertoire” and I needed to come up with something for dinner.  There’s that leftover barbecued corn from the night before…hmmm.   Here it is…kind of macaroni and cheese without the macaroni using zucchini and corn instead! […]

Baking and Sweet Endings

Zucchini Parmesan Bread

It’s nearing the end of summer…and with that comes the ultimate question, what the heck am I going to do with all this zucchini?  Well, here’s a quick bread that would be delicious with a salad or soup or toasted up for breakfast. Makes 1 Loaf 3 cups unbleached flour, you can use a little […]

Summer's Bounty

Our August Garden

Don’t know about you but at #5 we are on the “zucchini/tomato diet” these days! Nope…no Dr. Atkins for us…just tomatoes and zucchini in as many guises as we can come up with! Both crops have been so “giving” this year that it’s a darned good thing our neighbours are helping us out by happily […]

Baking and Sweet Endings

Zucchini Coffee Cake

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. A moist, spicy, quick to make, cake, that is great with not only coffee, we’ve had it for breakfast too! It freezes very well. Makes One 13 x 9 x 2” Cake 1 ½ cups unbleached flour ½ cup whole wheat flour 2 tsp. baking […]

Baking and Sweet Endings

Zucchini Buttermilk Cornbread

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. I love cornbread…and I have a whole lot of zucchini in the garden, so this recipe I came across in Bon Appetit certainly was right up my alley…hope it’s something that you will enjoy as much as we do…great for breakfast! Makes 1 Loaf 1/2 cup […]

Basics & Tips, Spring Possibilities

A Gardener’s Hope

Or, maybe it should be “a hope and a prayer”… The radish seeds I planted are up as of yesterday! I’ve been thinking about the planting of seeds lately. It seems to me that gardeners are people whose glasses are half full and they are people full of hope for the future. Year in, year […]

Fall Mains, Spring Mains, Summer Mains, Winter Mains

Veggie Moussaka

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. I found some end of  season eggplant at the Farmer’s Market and thought, what better way to use it, than to make this for Veggie Monday…not saying you can’t make it on other days! This makes a really, really tasty vegetarian main course. A nice addition might be a salad […]

Summer Pasta

Farfalle With Zucchini

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. Everyone in Italy, I’m sure, has their own recipe for this pasta! I may not live there but I am growing the Romanesco zucchini. Here’s my take…it’s quick and simple but very tasty. Makes 2 – 3 Servings 8 oz. farfalle pasta (bowties) 2 oz. […]