Summer Squash with Lemon and Mint

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On Shelter Island, if you don’t get to the pharmacy early on Sunday morning there’s a good chance you won’t get a Sunday Times.   I didn’t get there early enough this past Sunday, so I ended up with a copy of the Wall Street Journal.   I haven’t read the Journal in a long time, and […]

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Roasted Vegetable Frittata

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This is a perfect, quick, meatless  weeknight dinner.    I think this is truly the best frittata I have ever tried.  The flavors of the roasted vegetables really pop in your mouth.   The roasting process also makes them almost a bit sweet.   I made this on Friday night and I’m going to make another one this […]

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Zucchini Pancakes

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I received a bunch of zucchini from the CSA so I attempted to make something that I thought the boys MIGHT eat. They didn’t like my zucchini galette, nor did they like my zucchini tart, so I figured I might have a chance with zucchini pancakes. I peeled the zucchini and […]

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Zucchini and Ricotta Tart

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This recipe is now definitely part of my summer rotation. I’ve made it once a week now for the last three weeks. It’s a perfect late summer dish because there’s a lot of zucchini to be found at the farmers markets at this time of year. I tried to grow […]

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Zucchini Frittata

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Here’s another great recipe for zucchini.   I have served this for both lunch and for dinner.   It’s a perfect end-of-summer recipe when zucchini and basil are plentiful.   Every now and then I feel like having a meatless dinner, and this is a perfect dish for times like that.    It’s filling and […]

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Chocolate Zucchini Cake

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At this time of year, there’s a lot of zucchini around.  Last week I sliced it thinly lengthwise (1/4 inch wide), tossed it with a little olive oil, fresh lemon juice, salt and pepper and grilled it.  Delicious!   If you’re looking for something sweet, this chocolate zucchini cake is a great recipe to try.   […]

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Zucchini Gratin

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I grow a small vegetable garden in the summertime and one of the things I recently started to plant was zucchini. You need a lot of room to grow zucchini, and I tend to have quite a bit of zucchini towards the end of the summer. I don’t think of making […]

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