Tag Archives | Zucchini
Grain-free Zucchini Pie

Super Simple Zucchini Pie

As a child of the Midwest I have memories of eating zucchini almost daily during late summer.  It found its way into breads, soups, skillets, and casseroles.  So ubiquitous was this vegetable that when I was in my early teens I spent a productive chunk of time writing a book with my cousin Julie called […]

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Raw Zucchini "Pasta" with an Olive Tapenade

Harvest Dinner Pairings, with HandCraft Wines

We are enjoying the end-of-summer bounty from our C.S.A. share, and when I heard that the newest Thirsty Girl event was coming up I immediately started thinking of a “garden” dinner to go with the wines.  The featured wines for September are from the HandCraft collection, and vintner Cheryl Indelicato is donating part of the […]

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Villa Maria Sauvignon Blanc Tasting Menu

Last week I received a couple of bottles of lovely Sauvignon Blanc, courtesy of Thirsty Girl and New Zealand’s Villa Maria.  I have mentioned this in the past, but wow, I love getting wine in the mail…just really hard to beat.  For this dinner I wanted to do a summer-inspired menu that would go well […]

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Grilled Vegetable and Black Bean Tacos

Grilled Vegetable and Black Bean Tacos

This is the perfect time of year to make these easy grilled tacos–just grab what looks good from your garden or Farmers’ Market, grill it up, toss it together, and fill your tortillas.  I promise no one will miss the meat. For this batch I grilled zucchini, sweet corn, and Anaheim chiles, then sliced them […]

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Winter Zucchini Bread Pancakes

Winter Zucchini Bread Pancakes

January might not strike you as the ideal time for zucchini, but I like to save some of the summer excess by grating it up and freezing it for cold winter days.  Something about seeing those peeks of green in a loaf of warm bread, a muffin, or these brunch pancakes makes me remember that […]

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Summer Squash Fritters with Sun Gold and Avocado Relish

Summer Squash Fritters with Sun Gold and Avocado Relish

Despite the record-high temperatures we have been enduring for the past few days, summer really is drawing to a close.  Our CSA shares have been reflecting that change of season, with fruit shifting from stone fruits into apples and pears, and vegetables moving from cooking greens and lettuces to eggplants and potatoes.  Still, the summer […]

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