Stuffed Zucchini Boats with Meat

Our garden is so overgrown, it’s quite embarrassing. It looks as though it hasn't been maintained for months, and it has.  But, underneath the crowded jungle of green leaves, I recently discovered two massive zucchinis. For whatever reason, every summer we grow JUMBO zucchinis—the kind that could win an award at a local farmer’s contest. This year's bounty In fact, last year our largest zucchini measured 23 inches. We love zucchini prepared any way: fried, sautéed, shredded, roasted. But, our favorite dish celebrating … [Read more...]

Zucchini Parmesan

Apparently, the other day was National Zucchini Day.  I'm not sure who actually coins these days.  Are they officially on the calendar?  I think not but, we were happy to celebrate in our own way. If you read this blog religiously (hoepfully), you'll remember my post (just last week) with our Chocolate Zucchini Cake recipe.  We made that cake from the largest zucchini we've ever seen--grown straight from our garden (and subsequently, the second picture with my daughter is of another zucchini grown in our garden just a week … [Read more...]