Zucchini

Zucchini blossom

What is Zucchini?

The hot months of summer are when your garden will be vibrant and alive with all kinds of fruits and vegetables: bright, firm tomatoes; deep purple eggplants; and sweet raspberries. There's probably one squash in there that, literally, overshadows many of the smaller plants nearby, with its beautiful blossoms and massive leaves: the zucchini. 

Zucchini Shopping Tips

Buy zucchini that is intact and has glossy skin. Avoid zucchini with brown or soft spots.

Zucchini Cooking How-Tos

Zucchini has a very high water content, lightly salt your zucchini prior to cooking so your dish does not become to watery.

More On Zucchini

Everyone has a zucchini recipe...I like zucchini...Been making this for years...Makes a great side dish...
Ingredients: 2 pounds zucchini 1 1/2 cups extra-virgin olive oil 1 garlic clove left whole 1 teaspoon granulated sugar 4 mint leaves - (to 5) roughly chopped 3 tablespoons raisins 8 tablespoons vinegar Wash the zucchini and slice into 1/2- to 3/4- ...