We are hanging out with some friends who have had a rather prolific garden zucchini season - so prolific, in fact, that they've shared multiple 12-pound zucchinis the size of baseball bats (I'm not kidding) that suddenly showed up in their garden.
|Do you see the muscle strain?|
This 'chini is no joke.
|Just for some perspective. That is not a mini bottle of wine.|
So, what should we do with such garden abundance? Why, serve it four different ways!
Zucchini Tart: we used this recipe for a Zucchini Quiche, but layered it in little tart pans instead. A double recipe made 12 4-inch tarts.
Here is the recipe for Chocolate Zucchini Bread from the Rhymes With Smile archives. We have been referring to it as Chocolate Vegetables around here, so that we can eat it whenever.
|Chocolate Zucchini Bread|
|Cheesy Zucchini Rice|
So ... what do you do when faced with lots and lots of zucchini?