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Message 1273152 - Posted: 20 Aug 2012, 2:02:31 UTC - in response to Message 1273121.

MMMM, Ang
A neighbor gave me some of these. The left overs are Dinner tonight. Next time I see him, I will enquire as they are from his Dad's farm.
By the way, I realy wanted to sneack some Zuccini in the Meatbeals, but chickend out.
ON a high note, I have to say, Ang get's to get the Cookie taster to eat healthy, when he visits with me.
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Message 1273233 - Posted: 20 Aug 2012, 10:37:22 UTC

Nice pics Angela:) Never heard of zucchini cake though.
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Message 1273253 - Posted: 20 Aug 2012, 11:16:56 UTC - in response to Message 1273233.

Never heard of zucchini cake though.

Perhaps something akin to Zwiebelkuchen?

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Message 1273380 - Posted: 20 Aug 2012, 17:09:19 UTC - in response to Message 1273253.

Never heard of zucchini cake though.

Perhaps something akin to Zwiebelkuchen?

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Onion cake. Now there's something I do know. I made it myself a couple of times although the kids aren't that fond of it.
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Message 1273384 - Posted: 20 Aug 2012, 17:12:17 UTC

Hmmm yummy.

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Message 1273388 - Posted: 20 Aug 2012, 17:17:15 UTC

And it's really not that hard to make either...What I really love to make (and eat!) is quiche, and that's something the kids do like...
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Message 1281154 - Posted: 7 Sep 2012, 19:38:36 UTC
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This year we got Sun Flowers! (Sorry a cell phone pic.)

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Message 1281221 - Posted: 8 Sep 2012, 0:00:27 UTC - in response to Message 1281154.

I've seen worse pics Celt, that looks just fine.
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Message 1281225 - Posted: 8 Sep 2012, 0:12:02 UTC - in response to Message 1281221.

I've seen worse pics Celt, that looks just fine.

Just fine? Look at the size of them! They're sunflower triffids, watch out Mrs Celt Tooth :)
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Message 1281377 - Posted: 8 Sep 2012, 10:29:01 UTC

I also have sunflowers in the garden but they didn't grow that high!
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Message 1281417 - Posted: 8 Sep 2012, 12:05:36 UTC

Love the floppy hat :-)

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Message 1281481 - Posted: 8 Sep 2012, 15:31:52 UTC


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Message 1281491 - Posted: 8 Sep 2012, 15:55:54 UTC - in response to Message 1281481.



WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Is that your garden?!!! It is beautiful!!!

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Message 1281496 - Posted: 8 Sep 2012, 16:02:44 UTC

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Message 1281521 - Posted: 8 Sep 2012, 16:56:36 UTC

Beautiful colors:)
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Message 1281764 - Posted: 9 Sep 2012, 3:32:19 UTC - in response to Message 1273121.

Mystery zucchini - please help me identify...


Mystery solved!

I saw a bin of these squash at the farmer's market today and I asked the vendor what it was. She said it was a Crostata Romanesco Zucchini.

These zucchini make great savory baked dishes and they are fantastic thinly sliced and sauteed.

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Message 1281767 - Posted: 9 Sep 2012, 3:45:18 UTC - in response to Message 1281764.
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Mystery zucchini - please help me identify...


Mystery solved!

I saw a bin of these squash at the farmer's market today and I asked the vendor what it was. She said it was a Crostata Romanesco Zucchini.

These zucchini make great savory baked dishes and they are fantastic thinly sliced and sauteed.

When Mom and I grew a garden We grew zucchini and yellow crook neck squash, on the squash I had to scrub them with a potato brush to get rid of the prickly little hairs, then they were sliced thinly and cooked in some tap water and then She or I added butter and pepper to them, as to the zucchini I think We did the same, except I think We omitted the pepper and the butter and instead used tomato sauce or something, but it's been so long, only the squash comes through clearly as I cooked that a lot.

@ Searcher, nice garden, that looks really good.

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Message 1281768 - Posted: 9 Sep 2012, 4:27:35 UTC - in response to Message 1281767.

When Mom and I grew a garden We grew zucchini and yellow crook neck squash, on the squash I had to scrub them with a potato brush to get rid of the prickly little hairs, then they were sliced thinly and cooked in some tap water and then She or I added butter and pepper to them, as to the zucchini I think We did the same, except I think We omitted the pepper and the butter and instead used tomato sauce or something, but it's been so long, only the squash comes through clearly as I cooked that a lot.

It sounds like you have some nice memories of gardening and cooking with your mom, Vic. My dad always had a beautiful vegetable garden and I learned a lot from watching him work in it. Every spring when I plant my vegetables I hear my father's voice in my head telling me how to plant things. Whenever my nieces and nephews come over, I try to involve them in gardening when I can. My little nephew Nicolas, age 22 months, "helped" me pick string beans last weekend.

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Message 1281769 - Posted: 9 Sep 2012, 4:34:14 UTC

Wow! Now that is what I call a garden.

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Message 1281785 - Posted: 9 Sep 2012, 5:43:58 UTC - in response to Message 1281768.
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When Mom and I grew a garden We grew zucchini and yellow crook neck squash, on the squash I had to scrub them with a potato brush to get rid of the prickly little hairs, then they were sliced thinly and cooked in some tap water and then She or I added butter and pepper to them, as to the zucchini I think We did the same, except I think We omitted the pepper and the butter and instead used tomato sauce or something, but it's been so long, only the squash comes through clearly as I cooked that a lot.

It sounds like you have some nice memories of gardening and cooking with your mom, Vic. My dad always had a beautiful vegetable garden and I learned a lot from watching him work in it. Every spring when I plant my vegetables I hear my father's voice in my head telling me how to plant things. Whenever my nieces and nephews come over, I try to involve them in gardening when I can. My little nephew Nicolas, age 22 months, "helped" me pick string beans last weekend.

We grew carrots, green beans, lima beans, beefsteak tomatoes and corn, My Brother also did the same on a plot of land in South Carolina years ago before He retired from the US Navy, but on a larger scale, My ancestors were mainly farmers, with some branching out into business and the US Military(My Grandpa was a Police Chief and a City Councilman and a relative by the nickname of Pearl was a Union Army 2 Star General) and that's only on My Dads side, Moms side comes from Texas and was there way before Texas was even a Republic as they'd emigrated from Kentucky at one time I was told and one relative walked from Kentucky to Texas next to a Conestoga Wagon, the type pulled by a pair of oxen...
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