8 zucchini recipes to the rescue

James Carrier
Just-in-time ideas for cooking with summer's most prolific squash

Walnut-Zucchini Bread

Zucchini Bread with Moroccan Spices

Penne with Halibut, Zucchini, and Mint

One-Pan Ratatouille

Porcini-Zucchini Blossom Orecchiette

Chef Paul Bertolli's Zucchini Carpaccio

 Zucchini Cookies

Gardeners know this, and so do their neighbors: Summer squash yields prodigious crops from just a few plants and continues producing for weeks.

To keep up with the production, start harvesting 50-65 days after sowing, when the zukes are 4 to 6 inches long, or smaller.

Porcini-Zucchini Blossom Orecchiette

Still, the harvest basket inevitably overflows with zucchini in late summer. Click our recipe links to the left for some great ways to enjoy it.

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