Garden

First Zucchini

Last night when I got home from work I picked the first zucchini of the season from the garden.  The zucchini plants literally exploded while we were gone on vacation.  I think this is the earliest zucchini I've had out of 3 seasons of gardening.  It was a little small, but they taste best that… Continue reading First Zucchini

Garden

Zucchini Sprouts

Tonight I went out to the garden after my run and was pleasantly surprised to find that the zucchini seeds I planted a couple weeks ago are sprouting.  This is what a zucchini sprout looks like: There's one sprout coming up on each of the two hills I planted.  I'm happy that I have at… Continue reading Zucchini Sprouts

Food · Local Business

CSA: Week 20

A little catching up! Here's what I received during Week 20: Cantaloupe! 4 golden zucchinis 3 tomatoes 1 cucumber tons of green beans The cantaloupe actually ended up being a little squishy but I was able to salvage most of it. I was intrigued by the golden zucchinis. Some people might look at that and… Continue reading CSA: Week 20

Cooking

Mexican Zucchini Casserole

I made this recipe several weeks ago when I had overflowing zucchini in the fridge. I found it on All Recipes and was intrigued at putting zucchini into a Mexican type dish. The original recipe can be found here. Below is the way I made it, with a few modifications to suit my tastes. Spicy… Continue reading Mexican Zucchini Casserole

Cooking

Summer Stew-licious

Isn't it funny how you can put -licious on the end of pretty much any word these days? I actually just googled "licious" and these websites came up: candle-licious, mama-licious, cycle-licious, picklelicious, vegan-licious, madonna-licious; I could go on and on. Google it yourself and see. Anyway I found this recipe for a summer stew and… Continue reading Summer Stew-licious

Baking

Zucchini Brownies (or Cake?)

My quest to use up my never-ending supply of zucchini and my unsatiable sweet tooth led me to this recipe for Zucchini Brownies. Zucchini Brownies 24 servings 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 tsp salt 1 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1 cup white sugar 2 eggs 2 cups grated zucchini 1/2… Continue reading Zucchini Brownies (or Cake?)