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(Eat This Not That)   Scientists have decoded the secret things you do with zucchini   (eatthis.com) divider line
    More: Weird, Nutrition, Low FODMAP foods, Irritable bowel syndrome, better digestion, Dietary Guidelines, irritable bowel syndrome, group of fibers, good source of Vitamin B6  
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2021-08-16 4:06:25 PM  
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My favorite way to prepare zucchini. I usually grow them, but... severe drought. :(
I'm going to grill steak and corn later, so I'll stop and get a few 'zukes on the way home.
I'm a zoodler as well, just not today.


Psychopusher: Deep fried zucchini sticks are great, too


Lightly battered/breaded incl parmesan then air fried is definitely a winner.
 
2021-08-17 8:20:14 AM  
2 votes:
Do Fark users grow any other vegetables besides zucchini? There have been 3 threads in as many days.

I'm about to start a yam thread just to switch it up.
 
2021-08-16 3:32:59 PM  
1 vote:
I had some pickled zucchini and now I'm kind of obsessed with zucchini pickles.
 
2021-08-16 7:33:03 PM  
1 vote:
Actually now that I think about every zucchini I've ever bought* was used as a sex toy*.

Cucumbers are used in pims cups and the two times I made  tzatziki sauce.

* All three, and this was pre online sex toy shopping.  And a small college town and frankly I don't have to justify what my so was into at the time.
 
2021-08-16 10:58:19 PM  
1 vote:
Grandpa's favorite zucchini recipe:
Put zucchini in the vitamix, blend smooth.
Then flush it all down the toilet.

I once inherited some zucchini, which I normally don't like, and decided to make pickles. They turned out kinda edible. I sliced them thin and filled a rectangular Tupperware. Sprinkled salt on each layer and added dill, interspersed with a couple layers of red onions. Topped with vinegar. Waited a couple weeks. Very similar in texture and taste with cucumber pickles. Not quite as crunchy.
 
2021-08-17 12:50:45 AM  
1 vote:
Zucchini is basically water and has the unenviable property of making everything it is cooked with less tasty. Cucumber at least has flavor.
 
2021-08-17 8:31:25 AM  
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blodyholy: Do Fark users grow any other vegetables besides zucchini? There have been 3 threads in as many days.

I'm about to start a yam thread just to switch it up.


We used to grow zucchini but realized we don't really like it enough.  It's ok but rather tasteless.
 
2021-08-17 10:43:35 AM  
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fasahd: I've made eggplant rollatinl  and it came out just okay, a local dive did an excellent job on it But I thought of all the things you could roll with eggplant or zucchini and I was serious, but no response, so I'll try again Has anyone used one of these before?
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Obviously not by the number of replies. Personally, I've never seen one before, and just wonder why for.
I do have a zoodler that makes strings or flat spirals, that seems more practical/useful.

1 lb Eyetatin caseless sausage
Some mushrooms, an onion, garlic... and whatever else you please
1 jar tomato based pasta sauce of choice
1-2 lbs of zoodled zucchini

In a stock pot, cook/brown the sausage and remove. Drain most of the oil.
Saute the veggies until cooked but not limp.
Add zoodles, pasta sauce and cooked snausage
Simmer for 10-15 minutes, taste and adjust as needed.
Serve with french bread or whatever

A simple, cheap 1 pot meal that is delicious and nutritious.
 
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