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Chocolate Zucchini Bundt Cake

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zucchini cake Chocolate Zucchini Bundt Cake Print Serves: 10 Moist and delicious. What more is there to say? Ingredients

  • 2 ½ cups all purpose flour plus extra to prepare bundt pan
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup unsalted butter (2 sticks) plus extra to grease bundt pan
  • 1 cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 3 large eggs, at room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 2 cups grated zucchini
  • ½ cup walnuts, lightly toasted and chopped small
  • 5 ounces+ chopped semi-sweet to dark chocolate (or substitute chocolate chips)
Farmers To You Ingredients: Other Fresh and Pantry Ingredients:
  • baking soda, baking powder, salt, unsalted butter, pure vanilla extract
Instructions
  1. Butter and lightly flour a 3-quart bundt pan.

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Easy Enchiladas

Everything Enchiladas

Everything Enchiladas Easy Enchiladas Print Serves: 8 A bit of whatever you have in the refrigerator wrapped up inside a corn tortilla and topped with a delicious enchilada sauce and, voila, you’ve got a simple and satisfying meal. Ingredients

  • ½ pound + grilled chicken, shredded
  • ½ delicata squash, baked and chopped
  • 2 onions, sliced and oven roasted
  • 1 large zucchini, sliced and oven roasted
  • ½ pound cheddar, grated
  • 1 large or several small tomatoes, coarsely chopped
  • handful of cilantro, chopped
  • Joe’s Enchilada Sauce
  • 8 corn tortillas
Farmers To You Ingredients: Other Fresh and Pantry Ingredients:
  • corn tortillas
Instructions
  1. Assemble all your fillings on the counter for easy access when filling your tortillas.

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Summer Harvest Ratatouille

summer harvest ratatouille

summer harvest ratatouille Summer Harvest Ratatouille Print Serves: 6 An intensely rich and flavorful meld of garden flavors in a bowl! Ingredients

  • ½+ cup olive oil
  • 1 small head garlic, minced or pressed
  • 3 medium onions, chopped
  • 2 shallots, minced
  • 3 peppers: 1 red, 1 green and 1 golden
  • 3 cups homemade roasted tomato sauce (or approximately 4 pounds of fresh tomatoes, chopped and lightly roasted and pureed)
  • 2 zucchinis
  • 1 large or 2 medium eggplants
  • Small handful of fresh thyme and basil, to taste
  • Salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste
  • Bread, goat For sheep feta and sausage (optional)
Farmers to You Ingredients: Other Fresh and Pantry Ingredients:
  • olive oil, shallots, salt and pepper
Instructions
  1. Chop onions and finely mince shallots and garlic.

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Zucchini & Corn Fritters

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Honoring the Zucchini

It’s that time of year again when the garden begins to produce in earnest. In the midst of that magnificent bounty, I’m afraid that zucchini sometimes gets a bad rap. Stories abound about bags of squash being left in unlocked cars or on doorsteps. Nationwide, zucchini festivals feature newly crowned Zucchini Queens and Kings and games of zucchini toss. I’ve even seen tongue-in-cheek recipes for what to do with this prolific squash like Zucchini Stuffed with Girl Scout cookies!

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Salad Days

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curried rice salad

My dad used to refer to my high school and college years as my “salad days.” At the time, I didn’t have a clue what he was talking about, not realizing that the phrase came from Shakespeare’s play, Antony and Cleopatra. I thought my father was referring to my obsession with eating salad, a regular pattern that started in those years and continues to this day. So much for high school Brit Lit where I should have learned the reference to mean the inexperience and idealism that accompanies youth.

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