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Gardens On Tour

My garden will be on tour in a couple of weeks to benefit the Barnstable Education Foundation. As I bustle around making sure that things look spiffy it occurs to me that others may appreciate knowing what to do in similar situations. If you’re planning to open your property for a garden tour, here are […]

What To Do With Too Many Zucchini – #2

Zucchini Cutlets

6 cups shredded summer squash ¼ cup chopped onions sautéed until slightly browned, or fresh scallions or chives 2 cups bread crumbs or finely ground corn meal 1 cup Parmesan or goat cheese 3 eggs, beaten ½ cup chopped parsley

Optional: other veggies, black beans, minced hot peppers, roasted garlic, smoked paprika, and […]

Why Did My Zucchini Squash Die?

When summer squash does well the gardener is usually overrun. We look for recipes that use lots of zucchini or patty-pans and give them away to friends, coworkers and the teller at the bank’s drive-up window. But all the summer and winter squashes are prone to particular problems. Here are some of the most common […]

What To Do With Too Many Zucchini – #1

The summer my husband and I moved to the east coast my in-laws introduced me to several delicious Italian dishes. They would arrive at our house bearing fresh mozzarella, a cold squid salad seasoned with lemon and fresh basil, and a zucchini dish that my mother-in-law called Concha. These are now some of my go-to […]

Summer Pizza? You Can Grow That!

Americans usually think of pizza as being a crust topped by tomato sauce and mozzarella cheese. Often, of course, there are other ingredients but the sausage, mushrooms, eggplant, onions, anchovies etc. are optional. In truth a delicious pizza starts with a crust but after that the components can be many and varied.

In August most […]