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Recipe: Baked Parmesan Zucchini for 4th of July

Happy 4th of July! Are you sick of zucchini yet? Here at Gardenerd we strive to find new ways to use zucchini, many of which hide the ubiquitous fruit well. This is not one of those recipes. This one features … Continue reading

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YouTube: Italian Vegetable Pronunciations

We hear people struggle to pronounce Italian vegetable varieties all the time. Chioggia, Lacinato, the list goes on. We’re here to help. Yours truly studied the Italian language in college (okay, granted I can’t remember most of it) but certain … Continue reading

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Nailed It!: Zucchini Flan Fail

This one is especially for anyone out there who thinks we’re perfect here at Gardenerd. Hang on to your hats, it’s gonna be great. Years ago, when traveling to Italy, we picked up this great cookbook from a vegetarian farm … Continue reading

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Recipe: Zucchini Quinoa Lasagna

This week, we continue our efforts to provide interesting meal ideas with the abundance of zucchini coming in from the garden. Are you sick of it yet? Hopefully not, because this zucchini quinoa lasagna (technically lasagne, because we’re using more … Continue reading

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Zucchini Overload? Spicy Zucchini Soup to the Rescue

You know the drill: you go away for a weekend and come back to baseball-bat sized zucchini. After you’ve given away as many as you can and your neighbors have stopped talking to you, there’s only one thing you can … Continue reading

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Zucchini Overload Solution: Zucchini Bread Cookies

There are some years that I don’t plant zucchini because I’m still sick of it from the year before. This was not one of those years. Admittedly, summer squash doesn’t hold my interest as long as
winter squash is around, but I wanted to try a new variety of summer squash. But wait…

First let’s clarify something. Summer squash grows in the summer. Winter squash… grows in the summer. The difference is in the storage. Summer squash has to be consumed during the summer,
but winter squash stores through the winter (think pumpkins, …
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