Spaghetti Squash with Turkey and Zucchini

This squash is often a good substitute for pasta in a recipe such as this one. You could easily make this vegetarian by leaving out the turkey and adding another vegetable instead. Since Loretta of Safari of the Mind introduced me to this lovely squash I have made an effort to cook with it.

Zephyr Zucchini with Basil, Pine Nuts and Parmesan

At my Farmer’s Market recently a farmer was selling these two-toned crookneck zucchini called Zephyr and I just had to buy some.  How unique to have a yellow squash that is tipped with green at the blossom end.  Besides their designer appearance is the delicious nutty flavor.  These are now a favorite and I will have to go to the Market … Continue reading

Vegetable Ribbons Three Ways

I like to prepare these ribbons ahead of time and then cook briefly  in a butter/olive oil mixture.    This recipe is quick and is a very tasty side dish that goes well with any entrée.  The second recipe is from Midwest Living magazine and the third is a Weight Watcher’s recipe which includes goat cheese. Just … Continue reading

Zucchini with Lemon and Parmesan

This recipe was one of Gene’s favorite ways to have this vegetable.  Very simple… zucchini, sliced fresh Parmesan cheese, grated fresh lemon juice In a little oil/butter saute the zucchini, in a single layer,  until tender and the slices are golden brown on both sides and almost caramelized, about 20 minutes.   Do not overcrowd the skillet or the zucchini … Continue reading

Zucchini Banana Bread

This is a very moist and delicious bread with the addition of a banana and banana extract.  I like the three small loaves so you can eat one now and freeze the other two for later.  A great way to use some of the zucchini growing in your garden. See also my recipe Zucchini Bread or Zucchini … Continue reading

Zucchini Bread

We all have zucchini bread recipes and this is the one I have been using when there was extra zucchini in the garden, or as below when they got too big.  No, I would not use them when they got that big! Or you can use zucchini as weights… Or perhaps just decorate them for Halloween! … Continue reading

Zucchini With Tomatoes and Parmesan

This is a great recipe you can serve year round.  I like to serve this over pasta for a light dinner but it is also good served as a side dish to grilled meat.  I made this a lot when the tomatoes and zucchini were producing in great quantities in my garden. 4 small zucchini (do not use … Continue reading