July and Growing

This Season’s Boxes

12

Armenian cucumber, Rainbow chard, Broccolini, Cauliflower, yellow crookneck squash, Romanesco zucchini, Russian kale, orange and yellow carrots, Herb bouquet (rosemary, Common thyme, Mexican sage, Greek oregano, celery), French red shallots, garlic, and more.

3 4photos by Kelly Donohue

Zucchini Grated raw into a salad, dried into chips, stuffed with rice, cheese, bacon (think stuffed bell peppers).  Puree and freeze some for winter soups, cube and freeze, pickled zucchini, stuffed zucchini blossoms, fermented zucchini.  Check out these recipes:On Hank Shaw’s site; Hunter, Angler, Gardener, Cook he has a recipe for Scicilian Sun-dried Zucchini.  It looks great and best of all, easy!
photo by Holly A. Heyser

photo by Holly A. Heyser

Cucumbers

Oh now!   mmmm!  Those long, pale green ribbed things are Armenian cucumbers, a member of the melon family.  But they can be eaten in a yogurt marinade with mint or dill, in a salad, just crunchy cool alone, or….you can make one of these recipes.  Check out these links:    Watermelon, Cucumber Salad  and Tzatziki

Photo by Kelly Donohue

Photo by Kelly Donohue

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s