Tag Archives: zucchini

Macaroni with Zucchini and Mint

Here is another classic Sicilian dish that you can throw together with a few seasonal ingredients and walk away with a satisfying meal, that’s tasty and fresh.  This time of year the mint should be plentiful from your garden and … Continue reading

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Zucchini Bread

August is always a month of abundance. Farms are full of fresh picked fruits and produce. The vegetables in your backyard garden are ripening faster than you can eat them. You need to save and store the fruits and vegetables … Continue reading

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Vegetables Oreganata Style

What did we do before air conditioners?    We had only one air conditioner in our house when I was growing up. And it was in our living room window. It looked more like a refrigerator sticking out of our … Continue reading

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Nonna's Zucchini Fritters 2.0

OK, so I stand corrected. After posting zucchini fritters on my blog, paying tribute to Grandma Isabella, I heard from my son Michael. I got it all wrong.  I’m only human! I formulated her fritters from how I recalled she made it. … Continue reading

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Zucchini Fritters

Zucchini is very abundant in the summer time. When I used to grow it in my back yard I would make daily trips to my neighbors giving away zucchini. And when one or two fruits stayed on the bush too … Continue reading

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Pasta con Zucchini

This is a really great tasting pasta dish my mom used to make in the summer when the zucchini was growing in the garden and we had an abundance of fresh basil and oregano. The great thing about growing your … Continue reading

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