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Cook-Off 63: Summer Squash

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I loved the one liner "I never buy zucchini because I don't want the checker to know I have no friends."

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On 8/8/2019 at 8:28 AM, lemniscate said:

NATIONAL SNEAK SOME ZUCCHINI INTO YOUR NEIGHBOR’S PORCH DAY – August 8

https://nationaldaycalendar.com/national-sneak-some-zucchini-into-your-neighbors-porch-day-august-8/

 

how timely with this thread.....

Or if you are getting IV meds daily in the ER you sneak your zucchini into the triage room and leave them there when the admitting clerk leaves!

 

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11 hours ago, Kerry Beal said:

Or if you are getting IV meds daily in the ER you sneak your zucchini into the triage room and leave them there when the admitting clerk leaves!

 

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See yours and raise you by 2/3.     My nephew arrived at a family party yesterday bearing a "gift" of a 30" x 3" zuch.    "Well, er, thanks you so much!"

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Zucchini ribbons shaved with vegetable peeler, marinated in salt/lime juice, dressed with olive oil, topped with kalamata olives, blue cheese, peppitas.  

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5 hours ago, Margaret Pilgrim said:

See yours and raise you by 2/3.     My nephew arrived at a family party yesterday bearing a "gift" of a 30" x 3" zuch.    "Well, er, thanks you so much!"

 

Why doesn't anyone give away little baby zucchini?

 

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5 minutes ago, lemniscate said:

Giant zucchini exist for one purpose now, to play with the KA vegetable sheeter .  

This thing looks fun.   It's on my "please Santa/Father Christmas/Hogfather" list.  

Bet someone handy - I'm looking at you, @dcarch - could rig something up with a hand planer - then you'd avoid the dreaded "unitasker" tool!


"Only dull people are brilliant at breakfast" - Oscar Wilde

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6 minutes ago, lemniscate said:

Giant zucchini exist for one purpose now, to play with the KA vegetable sheeter .  

This thing looks fun.   It's on my "please Santa/Father Christmas/Hogfather" list.  

(Mentally adds Lemniscate to the list of Known Pratchett Aficionados...)

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15 hours ago, chefmd said:

Zucchini ribbons shaved with vegetable peeler, marinated in salt/lime juice, dressed with olive oil, topped with kalamata olives, blue cheese, peppitas.  

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Since I sent the aforementioned giant (or baby) zucchini home with DS and DIL, I am sending them your photo as inspiration.    

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