Sautéed Zucchini and Tomatoes
Last year I picked out an unusual herb plant from our local nursery. The name of the plant is epazote and it’s a perennial aromatic herb used in cooking. Both the fresh leaves and tender stems are used in soups, stews, making teas, among other things. Check out the link above for more information!
Zucchini and Sausage Chowder
If you’re thinking of starting or expanding a garden, one of these easiest and nicest things to grow is zucchini. They produce a lot in a short amount of time and are great tasting vegetables that can be used in many different foods. Like last year, I planted too many in my garden this year!…
Dal with Zucchini
Growing up I ate masoor dal (red lentils) virtually every day and loved it for its taste. Now that I’m older I also realize it’s great because it’s affordable and very nutritious as well. Another thing that I love is zucchini, which I never tasted before coming to the U.S. Dal and zucchini are not…
Sausage and Vegetable Soup
This week I organized my freezer to see what I have on hand so I can make a meal plan for the week. In exploring the bottom of my freezer I discovered several different types of sausage that I had bought some time ago and never got around to using. I found kielbasa, andouille, and…
One of the nice things about being home with family is that my son has developed an interest to cook with me. We enjoy making breakfast together on the weekend. We make pancakes or waffles every week. We try to combine spices, fruits, or vegetables to make it more healthy, nutritious, and interesting.
Zucchini Fritters with Creamy Basil Dip
This summer my garden has been overflowing with zucchini. I probably planted too many plants and now my job has been to make use of all that I’m getting. Earlier in my blog I showed how you can use zucchini in zucchini bread and chicken tagine. Today I will show you how to make zucchini fritters that…
The zucchini or courgette is a summer squash that is usually harvested when immature and about 6-8 inches in length. Zucchini squash can be dark green, light green, or yellow in color.
For the past few weeks I have been harvesting quite a bit of zucchini from our garden. Let me tell you it was a battle to grow these zucchini! First we were fighting off deer. We put up a fence. Then came rabbits. We had to add a layer of chicken wiring to keep those…