Stories tagged: zucchini
Fri., Nov. 3, 2017, 8:25 a.m.
Fears squashed: Zucchini mistaken for WWII bomb in Germany
A worried resident in Germany alerted police to what he thought was a World War II bomb in his garden. Officers rushed over – and found a particularly large zucchini.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 17, 2017, 3:01 p.m.
Front Porch: Many places for zucchini to find a home
Every great adventure deserves and sometimes demands a sequel. Such is the case with my previous column about surplus squash. When I wrote about the Great Zucchini Invasion of 2017, …
Wed., Aug. 2, 2017, noon
Front Porch: Growing weary of the Great Zucchini
Unfortunately, the most valuable life lessons are often learned the hard way. This summer I’ve been schooled in the veracity of the adage “be careful what you wish for.” Last …
Thu., June 22, 2017, 9:35 p.m.
Ellie Krieger perfects the zucchini noodle salad
Using spiralized zucchini gives this simple but scrumptious salad a dose of fun. While the vegetable is served uncooked, it doesn’t taste raw per se — a sprinkle of salt …
Tue., Sept. 13, 2016, 4 p.m.
Shrimp pasta puts both tomatoes and zucchini to use
Pantry Fuel founder Jennifer Van Cott shares a recipe inspired by her grandmother.
Tue., March 22, 2016, 10 a.m.
In the Kitchen with … Branden and Brittany Moreau: ‘Zoodles’ pack flavor, protein
A husband-and-wife chef and baker lighten up with lean protein and vegetables, such as spiralized zucchini “noodles,” or “zoodles”
Wed., Sept. 10, 2014
Open your palate to squash blossoms
Stop and eat the flowers this fall. Sunny squash blossoms – from zucchini to pumpkin – are edible raw or cooked, stuffed and baked or battered and fried. Don’t let …
Wed., Sept. 18, 2013
Squash’s last stand
By now, many of us have had more than our fill of zucchini and summer squash. Farmers markets are still piled high with them, C.S.A. boxes are loaded with them …
Sun., Aug. 11, 2013
Huckleberries: To Times travel writer, nowhere is a state of mine
New York Times travel writer Rachel Levin has officially pinpointed the “middle of nowhere” to be in central Idaho (despite those of you who thought it was in the greater …
Tue., Feb. 23, 2010
Keep your veggie tales to yourself, thank you
I dread this time of year. The days get warmer. The ground starts defrosting. And then one day it happens.