All posts tagged: summer eats

Large Zucchini stuffed with ?…

Hello again, yes I am back from summer camp and have time to cook again. Summer produce means mouth happiness. We truly hope you enjoy these up coming recipes. If you have a garden you know how a zucchini can hide under a leaf and bam, it is huge and you think too tough to eat; And I am talking about the two footers….. NOT….. These are perfect size to stuff, eat, freeze and/or save for later. From a foot and a half to two feet you can enjoy the zuch…. Just wash and cut lengthwise.  It could be tough and hard to do, I will take a small hammer, yes hammer….. And tap the big knife to penetrate the tough skin. If it is not perfectly straight or even no big deal. Lay the opened zuch flesh side up. Take a spoon and gently remove the seeds, if you have a grapefruit spoon it is more efficient. Dig down just enough to remove them, trying not to get into the flesh. This should create …

Pesto fish

Hi, remember the pesto post? Now is the time for tons of basil to be available. This is a simple wonderful way to enjoy fish a different way.  White fish fillets ( all depends on how many are eating ) Swai, tilapia, cod, all work well.  Pesto ( see previous post) Lemon juice,  one lemon is good more if you have a lot of fillets salt Parmisian cheese if desired Heat oven to 350. Foil line a cookie sheet and place wire racks on it. They do not have to be inside, hanging over the edges is ok. You just want the fish off the foil.  Clean and dry the fish fillets, spray wire racks or use butter to coat them. Put fillets on racks. Spoon pesto on top of fish. Kinda thick if you like or thin, we like ours kinda thick. After all the fillets are coated ( smeared on the top in a better term) and pesto is used up squeeze lemon juice all over the fillets and sprinkle with salt. If …