Tag: zucchini

Zucchini Recipe Round-up

Filed in Recipes From the Garden by on October 9, 2018 0 Comments
Zucchini Recipe Round-up

Zucchini bread, zucchini brownies, zucchini relish – what to do with garden zucchini overload. Update: Zucchini continues to be a big part of my late summer-fall diet, and maybe yours too. This post was originally published in 2015 so it is time to update the recipes and remove old links. Even though I write it, […]

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Creamy, Cheesy, Zucchini Noodles

Filed in Recipes From the Garden by on October 9, 2018 0 Comments
Creamy, Cheesy, Zucchini Noodles

Somewhere between Alfredo and mac/cheese, you won’t miss the pasta with this creamy zoodle concoction. Well, 2018 has been another year of zucchini overload (aren’t they all!). We are now embarking on week 6 of zucchini almost every night, and the garden still has a couple of behemoths waiting to be picked. Luckily, zucchini has […]

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Vegetarian Stuffed Zucchini

Filed in Recipes From the Garden by on August 13, 2018 0 Comments
Vegetarian Stuffed Zucchini

Meatless Monday is a great time to tame zucchini overload and enjoy this versatile stuffed zucchini recipe. Does your backyard garden abound with zucchini? Or were you a little too tempted with all the variety at the Farmer’s Market and came home with enough zucchini to feed a small country? Me too. Actually, I can […]

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Vegetarian or Vegan Chili Recipe

Filed in Real Food by on January 21, 2016 0 Comments
Vegetarian or Vegan Chili Recipe

Searching for an easy chili recipe? This is it! All you have to do is chop, stir and cook. National Soup Month January is National Soup Month for a reason. Have you noticed that it is cold out? What happened to our “much warmer than usual” El Niño weather prediction? Mother Nature may still be […]

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How to Dry Vegetables in the Oven

Filed in Canning and Preserving by on January 2, 2016 5 Comments
How to Dry Vegetables in the Oven

You don’t have to set up your food dehydrator to dry small amounts of veggies. Use the much more convenient oven! January  is National Soup Month. If you, like me, enjoy a good bowl of homemade soup, you may want to make some soup mixes ahead. Soups can be frozen or canned (I will post […]

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Make Your Own Vegetable Powders

Filed in Canning and Preserving by on September 24, 2015 4 Comments
Make Your Own Vegetable Powders

Turn dehydrated garden vegetables into multi-use powders. Homemade vegetables powders are a great way to use up the dwindling garden harvest. Which Vegetables Should Be Used For Powders? Almost any vegetable can be dried. Here are some of my favorites: Roots: beets, carrots, sweet potatoes, rutabagas Fruits: tomatoes, corn, zucchini, winter squash, peppers Greens: beet […]

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Sourdough Zucchini Bread

Filed in Recipes From the Garden by on September 19, 2015 1 Comment
Sourdough Zucchini Bread

Excess zucchini plus sourdough starter equals a unique quick bread. Sometimes the garden fairy (you know, the tooth fairy’s sister!) brings us too many zucchini. And sometimes she brings us only a few zucchini – but they are giants! In either case, the best thing to do is grate the whole thing and turn it […]

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Zucchini Relish

Filed in Canning and Preserving by on September 12, 2015 0 Comments
Zucchini Relish

“You can’t make relish, that’s something you buy at the store!” Words of disdain and unbelief from a young teen. Our nephew was visiting. His desired foods at age 13 were very limited. But, like most teens, he liked hot dogs. With relish. At least he liked hot dogs with relish until I broke out […]

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Lazy Night Vegetarian Pasta

Filed in Recipes From the Garden by on July 24, 2015 0 Comments
Lazy Night Vegetarian Pasta

Feeling lazy? Vegetarian pasta is the answer when you are just too tired to spend hours cooking. I have always found Thursday to be the toughest night of the week. We are all tired, but still have another full day to go before we can rest. When the kids were little, Thursday night was pizza […]

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6 Lessons From the Garden – 2104 Edition

Filed in Grow Your Own Food by on November 17, 2014 0 Comments
6 Lessons From the Garden – 2104 Edition

Do you sometimes feel like your garden is toying with you? Me too. Here’s what I learned this year. 1. Sick plants make for a sick garden; or – don’t buy sick plants from the grocery store. Last spring I felt quite lucky to stumble upon some cheap cheap cheap tomato seedlings at the grocery […]

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