55 days — Also known as ‘Lebanese White Bush’ and ‘White Vegetable Marrow.’ A bush-type summer squash with quick maturing fruits that have an excellent, sweet flavor, weigh one to two pounds and look like small honeydew melons. The flesh is sweet and has been referred to as “the honeydew of squashes.” The rinds cook
STUFFED SQUASH I Serves 6 (generously) 6 squash, cut in half lengthwise 1 medium white onion, chopped fine 3 slices bacon, fried crisp, reserving 3 Tbsp bacon grease 1/8 tsp pepper ¼ tsp sugar 1/8 tsp salt Cracker crumbs (Ritz or comparable) (Optional—Shredded cheese, any variety) Preheat oven to 350o. Boil squash in water to
Fresh squash! –> Mr. Big Food says, “This is one of my favorite veggie dishes. It came from Gubbo, my uncle’s mother. Try it on your hoidie-toidie friends and see how they like real down-home cookin’.” GUBBO’S SQUASH DRESSING ½ C onion, chopped fine ½ C green pepper, chopped fine ½ C celery, chopped fine
Just look at those colors, would you? You know what’s fun about freezing your own home-grown veggies? In a few months there will come a cold, dreary, possibly rainy, short day and on that day Mr. Big Food will pull from the freezer a bag of crooked and straight neck yellow squash from 8/3/13 and
The garden’s bounty To veganize, omit bacon and cheese; fry onion in oil STUFFED SQUASH I Serves 6 (generously) 6 squash, cut in half lengthwise 1 medium white onion, chopped fine 3 slices bacon, fried crisp, reserving 3 Tbsp bacon grease 1/8 tsp pepper ¼ tsp sugar 1/8 tsp salt Cracker crumbs (Ritz or comparable)
With squash and zucchini season upon us, I thought I’d recycle a recipe post for one of our favorite squash recipes. We used crooked-neck yellow squash this evening. Here’s how the post from a year ago begins: With 15,000 or so recipes in Mr. Big Food’s Big Food Manual and Survivalist Flourishing Guide we seldom
Who would have thought squash & pineapples? To veganize, substitute Smart Balance Light for butter and omit marshmallows (which contain gelatin). SQUASH AND PINEAPPLE EN CASSEROLE 3 C cooked squash, mashed or pressed through a ricer 3 Tbsp butter ½ C brown sugar ¼ C pineapple juice 5 slices pineapple 10 marshmallows English walnuts or
With 15,000 or so recipes in Mr. Big Food’s Big Food Manual and Survivalist Flourishing Guide we seldom have the same dish more than once. But there are exceptions and Ed’s Hot Squash is one, as you can see from this dated photo. 2007 ED’S HOT SQUASH AND VARIATIONS Serves 4-6 3 medium squash
Zucchini Rounds fried in butter. Recipe tomorrow. We also made Ed’s Hot Squash (it’s not that hot) and baked a loaf of zucchini bread from a recipe we hadn’t tried before. It has sesame seeds on the top. Speaking of hot… Yesterday. It was warmer today. New label: summer.
The “what we did after we returned from the Delta” part of this post
Get set for more complaining. My RAM has been unseated. I don’t know how this could happen, it never moves from its spot inside my computer which never moves from my desk. I blame Missy because, you know, the toothpaste went missing this morning, too, and I’m certain Missy’s to blame. The good news is
Green Graceful Glorious Garden
I can recommend the muskmelon, sweet potato pumpkin, and watermelon. New Hope Seed Company— for whom I really do not work!– is having a seed sale.
As promised here’s the recipe for Chicken & Broccoli Casserole. Instructions for the “in a Sweet Potato Squash Shell” follow the recipe. CHICKEN AND BROCCOLI CASSEROLE 4 chicken breasts Salted water (to cover chicken) 10 oz broccoli spears, cooked and drained 1 C celery, cut in large chunks ½ C mayonnaise (preferably homemade—see recipes in
Mr.Big Food asks if I want the recipe. “No,” I say, “I’ll post it tomorrow.” BEFORE: The casserole loaded into the pare-boiled end of a sweet potato squash AFTER: The casserole, after it’s baked in the par-boiled end of a sweet potato squash It was so good!
No photos. Sorry. Maybe I’ll update after we have supper. It’s some chicken casserole dish that’s already baking. We had a very busy week. I wasn’t able to spend nearly as much time in the garden as I usually do, especially since I knew we wouldn’t be around much late in the week and so
Argentinian beef stew in banana squash It was a big squash. Recipe and commentary from The Big Food Manual and Survivalist Flourishing Guide This one came from a California cook book I got in the mid 1980s for subscribing to the L.A. Times. (I was a naïve graduate student at the time, which explains why
It’s the biggest one (12 oz. glass for scale). or something like that. There’s conflicting information on the world-wide web about its proper common name, but according to New Hope Seed Company, where I got the seed, it was always listed as a pumpkin its [sic] actually more of a winter squash. … is said