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With the onset of rain here in Portland, the zucchetta vines are going crazy. They have snaked throughout my garden and into my trees, dangling their long squash like semi-obscene fruit. The blossoms, still gorgeous, are fewer now, and there are so many ripe zukes, ranging from a good 10″ x 1″ to a horrendous 6″ x 32″, that I’ve set up a free stand in front of my house.


About Mollie Hunt

I am the crazy cat lady, animal shelter volunteer, Trekkie, and mystery writer. I live in the rainy Pacific Northwest and will watch any TV show or movie filmed here. Even though I am of a goodly age (sixty-something) I go to Star Trek conventions in costume and am not afraid to be by myself. I enjoy my life in the cat lane. Words to live by: Spay and neuter; Live long and prosper; Grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, courage to change the things I can and the wisdom to know the difference.
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  1. Joyce Allnutt says:

    Steamed zuchetta has mild flavor and a wonderful smooth texture. Thanks, Mollie.

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