Zucchini Pie

Have an abundance of zucchini? Me, too. I ended up with two of these giant zucks, courtesy of my parents’ garden.

One of the zucchinis (banana for scale)
One of the zucchinis (banana for scale)

Using just ONE of these squashes resulted in muffins, pie, and enough leftover to freeze for more muffins later.

Zucchini is really versatile vegetable, and can be manipulated to taste less like a vegetable and more like fruit. This zucchini pie recipe is adapted from an apple pie square recipe my mom made when I was growing up. You’ll find lots of recipes out there if you Google “mock apple pie”. Here’s mine: Continue reading

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My Summer Reading List

Summer Reading List 2014
Summer Reading List 2014

It’s summer! I’m finished with college and still a few weeks before I move and start my new job, so that leaves me with plenty of free time (you know, between my two part-time jobs I’m holding down at the moment). I’ve decided that it’s finally time for me to read for fun again. Crazy, right?

Considering I haven’t read a book that was not an assignment for class in nearly four years, this giant stack is quite an undertaking. Some are books that I bought and have been meaning to read for a while and others are ones that I discovered last week wandering around the bookstore. Some are fictional, some are ag- and food-related, and a few are for personal and professional development. Check out my list below and feel free to comment with additional recommendations. :) Continue reading