Tag Archives: summer squash

Sauteed Zucchini with Cipollini Onions and Buratta

The heat and humidity of these last weeks of summer has me taking dinner down to its barest essentials. Still, there’s a kind of luxuriousness that remains in paring things down this far. Just five ingredients, plus some olive oil … Continue reading

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6.23.14 Soaking up Solstice

With Solstice’s long, sunny days as encouragement, newly planted seeds worked overtime to emerge. We’re always glad to see signs in the garden that seeds have germinated, and on this particular day it seemed they got bigger every time we looked. To prove that we … Continue reading

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Roasted Ratatouille

A late summer harvest of tomatoes, eggplant, summer squash, sweet peppers and onions were roasted up in individual batches, then gently mixed together, and stashed in the freezer as part of our winter stores. Local ingredients: Eggplant and sweet onions … Continue reading

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Tiella — Tomato, Potato and Summer Squash Casserole

Tiella from Puglia — Tomatoes, summer squash, sweet onion and potatoes layered with breadcrumbs, pecorino and herbs, then baked until everything’s tender and melds. There are as many ways to make this as there are households, this is based on … Continue reading

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8.26.13 A Summary of Squashes + Late August Harvest

Of all the squash we’ve grown, Costata Romanesco and Zephyr summer squash have been a part of our garden since the start. We first discovered them at the local farmers’ market, and appreciated how their dense, creamy flesh makes them … Continue reading

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Summer Squash, 10 Ways

The pleasures of August are many, including the onslaught of summer squash. Like so many things in the garden, it’s a fine balance between having too much or too little. We plant with the anticipation of the toll taken by … Continue reading

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8.12.13 Hands in the dirt, head in the sun, heart with nature

“The glory of gardening: hands in the dirt, head in the sun, heart with nature. To nurture a garden is to feed not just on the body, but the soul.” — Alfred Austin Spring planting has long given way to … Continue reading

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