Tomato and Summer Squash Skillet

This recipe is an old family favorite when tomatoes and summer squash are coming in an over abundance from the garden. I am always comforted by the simple flavor and beautiful colors. Ingredients: · 3 small summer squash/zucchini, sliced · 3 medium tomatoes, sliced · 2 cloves garlic, minced · 3 tablespoons oil · Salt and black pepper · Grated cheese…

Zucchini Bread Pancakes

Deliciously fluffy whole wheat pancakes. These are wonderful with butter and maple syrup… and maybe a fresh sprinkling of in season blue berries! I recommend doubling or tripling this recipe as it only makes 8 pancakes. Remember that any summer squash can always be used interchangeably with zucchini, especially if you would prefer your pancakes…

Summer Squash

Summer Squash refers to a variety of fruit in the species Cucurbita pepo. In this group you find scalloped squash, crookneck, straightneck, cocozelle, vegetable marrows, and zucchini. Since ancient times, squash, beans and maize have been an integral part of the indigenous diet of the Americas and are a mainstay even today. There are many…

Lemony Ricotta Summer Squash Galette

This fresh, cool galette made a big splash among our volunteers last week. They loved it and we hope you do, too! I’m usually not a fan of pre-made crust, but sometimes ease is the way to go. Feel free to substitute one of your own homemade crusts. If you have a great pie crust…

Simple Summer Squash

Miguel Calderon taught a simple, yet delicious way to cook Summer Squash in this last weeks’ food demonstration. Enjoy summer at its finest with fresh veggies—simply delicious! Ingredients: Young summer squash Oil and salt Directions:                  Score summer squash skin lightly on one side. Place scored side down in frying pan, generously oiled. Cook over…