I just picked our first

Discussion in 'Gardening & Plant Propagation' started by jessin, Jun 18, 2006.

  1. jessin

    jessin Well-Known Member

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    Zuchinnie.I'm so excited :dance: One was 8in long and 2in thick and the other was about 4in and 1-2 in thick.This is the first produce out of our garden because we were unable to put in the early veggies.
     
  2. northstarpermie

    northstarpermie Well-Known Member

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    I'm sooooo jealous! The first zuchinni of the year never makes it out of the garden, it's eaten right on the spot. My zuchinni doesn't even have blossoms...I just planted them 2 weeks ago.
     

  3. mama2littleman

    mama2littleman El Paso

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    Hee Hee Hee ... Let's see if you feel the same way next month when you are drowning in the stuff.

    Actually, I completely understand the feeling. I'm one of the few people on earth who can't grow zuchhinni

    Nikki
     
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    rocket Well-Known Member

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    Want some of mine? LOL. I'm drowning in the stuff now. But I'm happy because I got my first ripe tomato over the weekend.
     
  5. Hovey Hollow

    Hovey Hollow formerly hovey1716

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    :Bawling: Squash vine borers got mine. I was getting about 1 a day for about two weeks then the vines all died. :flame:

    I'm thinking abouting picking up a couple more plants at Lowe's, but I'm afraid I'll just have the same problem. I hear they are hard to control.
     
  6. Wilbursmommy

    Wilbursmommy Well-Known Member

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    I've been picking them for over a week. Shredded a bunch today and froze it, made a chocolate chip zuchinni cake, and 4 yellow squash casseroles for the freezer. I've been trying to sneak it in everything. The kids are onto me now, and ask before they will eat anything,"Is there zuchinni in this?"
     
  7. nehimama

    nehimama An Ozark Engineer Supporter

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    How about that yellow squash casserole recipe, Wilbursmommy?????

    NeHi Mama
     
  8. Hovey Hollow

    Hovey Hollow formerly hovey1716

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    I'm not Wilbursmommy but I've found this one that I want to try. If it is anything like what I used to get at the Black Eyed Pea then I'll be very happy! I loved that stuff!

    Black-Eyed Pea's Baked Squash

    Recipe By : Fort Worth Star-Telegram
    Serving Size : 10 Preparation Time :0:00
    Categories : Vegetables

    Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    5 pounds medium-size yellow squash
    2 eggs -- beaten
    1 cup bread crumbs plus additional for topping
    1 stick butter or margarine
    1/4 cup sugar
    salt, to taste
    2 tablespoons onion -- chopped
    1 dash pepper

    Cut tips off squash and cut each squash into 3 or 4 pieces. Drop squash
    into a large saucepan with enough boiling water to cover. Return to boil,
    reduce heat and cook until tender. Drain in colander and mash.

    Combine with beaten eggs, 1 cup bread crumbs, butter, sugar, salt, onion
    and pepper. Turn into 3-quart casserole that has been lightly greased or
    sprayed with nonstick spray. Cover with light layer of bread crumbs.
    Bake at 350 degrees for 20 to 25 minutes or until lightly browned.
     
  9. jessin

    jessin Well-Known Member

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    I'm the first among our friends that has picked zuchs. I only planted two hills with 3 plants per hill Ha Ha