Category Archives: zucchini

Chocolate Walnut Zucchini Bread: Treat Number Eleven

Sorry for the radio silence. I was out of town for a few days, then everyone in the house had a cold, and now I’m adjusting to going back to work part-time. Things are finally settling down–kind of. It’s been a struggle to get organized food-wise with this new work schedule. I’m trying to get [...]

Preserving Zucchini

My garden is winding down. I need to can tomatoes, but a free afternoon eludes me. Canning isn’t really that big of an operation, but until I get everything out, it feels that way. But zucchini? Zucchini is easy. There are always several ‘escapees’–you know, those squash you somehow overlook until they are the size [...]

Zucchini Cherry Muffins

I enjoy a nice muffin – not the oversize, oversweet muffins that you’d buy at the store or a coffeehouse, but a good home-baked muffin – made in a regular-sized muffin tin. My grandmother would often serve a blueberry muffin with dinner, in lieu of a dinner roll. My mom continued this tradition. As a [...]

Haystack Salad with Maple Vinaigrette

I love my new julienne peeler. It’s such a nice little inexpensive tool, and it makes eating raw vegetables so much lovelier. And it’s kind of cathartic to julienne an entire zucchini with a little slicer, and also a bit of an arm workout. I also love this salad. Many, many months ago, when I [...]