Zucchini Relish

Start with:10 cups – Shredded zucchini5 tbsp – Pickling salt4 cups – Onions (f inely chopped)Mix together and refrigerate overnight. Rinseand squeeze out liquid and put in a big kettle Then add:1 – Green pepper (f inely chopped)1 – Red pepper (f inely chopped)2 ¼ cup – White vinegar6 cup – Sugar½ tsp – Pepper1 […]

Zucchini Chips

2-3 Zucchini, sliced about ¼ inch thick½ cup bread crumbs¼ cup fresh Parmesan cheese¼ cup olive oilsalt and pepper Directions:Preheat oven to 475° place zucchini slices in a bowl and pour olive oil over slices. Mix bread crumbs and cheese together. Dunk each zucchini slice in olive oil, then cover in bread crumb and cheese […]

Zucchini Carpaccio

No Cooking Required!Serves 4 to 6Prep Time: 15 minutes 4 medium – Zucchini sliced paper thin4 tbsp – Extra-virgin olive oil1 ½ tbsp – Fresh lemon juice½ cup – Grated parmigiano-reggiano cheese¼ cup – Basil leaves½ tsp – Salt*Prosciutto optional Directions:Slice zucchini crosswise as this as possible with slicer orlengthwise with a vegetable peeler; spread […]

Wild Rice Stuff Squash

16oz package long grain wild rice mix2 1/3 cup chicken broth3/4 cup dried cranberries1tsp rubbed sage1tsp dried thyme1 Tbsp Olive Oil1/2 cup coarsely chopped pecans2 celery ribs, chopped1 med onion, chopped4 med sweet dumpling squash3/4 cup water Directions:In a large saucepan, combine the rice with thecontents of seasoning mix, broth, sage andthyme. Bring to a […]

Strawberry Jam

2 quarts strawberries (8 cups)1/4 cup lemon juice1 package powdered pectin7 cups sugar Gather your cooking equipment together, including a large canning pot with lid, canning tools, a ladle, dish towels, and canning jars, plus all ingredients. Wash jars and two-piece caps in hot soapy water, rinse well and set the caps aside to dry. […]

Spicy Tortilla Soup

1cup – Onion (chopped) 2 cloves – Garlic (minced) 2 tbsp – Vegetable oil 6 – Zuchini, medium (sliced & quartered) 6 cups – Water 6 – Chicken Breasts 16 oz – Stewed tomatoes, undrained 1 can – Ro-Tel tomatoes with green chilies 15 oz – Tomato sauce 24 oz – Whole kernel corn, undrained […]

Spiced Pumpkin Bread

1 ¾ cup -all-purpose flour1 tsp -baking soda1 tsp -salt2 tsp -ground cinnamon1 tsp -ground nutmeg½ tsp -ground cloves1 tsp -ginger powder¼ tsp -baking powder1 1/3 cup -sugar½ cup -unsalted butter, softened, cut up1 cup -pure pumpkin2 -eggs1 cup -nuts (optional)   Directions: Heat oven to 350°. Spray bottom of loaf pan withcooking spray. Whisk […]

Spiced Marinated Tomatoes

4 cups -Halved red, yellow, or orange cherry or grape tomatoes1/3 cup -Green onions, thinly sliced4 cloves -Garlic, minced1 -Jalapeno pepper, thinly sliced1/3 cup -White balsamic vinegar1 tbsp -Light brown sugar1 tbsp -Extra virgin olive oil2 tbsp -Fresh ginger, peeled and minced1 tsp -Ground cumin½ tsp -Salt½ tsp -Freshly ground black pepper Serve with grilled […]

Sweet Corn Salsa

Roasted Sweet CornChopped Green PeppersChopped OnionsChopped Jalapenos for spiceFresh CilantoLime JuiceOlive Oil   Directions:The glorious part about this recipe is that you canmake as little or as much as you want! Simply roastyour corn on the grill in its husk for about 25minutes, turning it every so often. Slice it off thecob, and mix with […]

Sautéed Asparagus with Lemon

1 tbsp -olive oil2 lbs -asparagus, trimmed4 strips -lemon zestJuice from ½ a lemonCoarse salt & ground pepper   Directions:Heat oil in a large skillet. Add asparagus and seasonwith salt & Pepper. Cook, tossing occasionally, untilcrisp tender. Add lemon zest and cook 1 minute.Add lemon juice, toss to coat, and serve warm.