The Transylvania Times -

By Barb Jackson
Transylvania Extension Master Gardener 

In Defense Of The Always Versatile Zucchini – Brevard NC


Last updated 6/22/2015 at 10:18am

Alas for the poor zucchini squash! Butt of jokes, it is probably the most maligned yet versatile vegetable in the garden. My first encounter was when I was fresh out of high school and working my first summer job. My boss kindly gave me a paper bag full of the stuff. I acted suitably grateful, but had no idea of what to do with it. Times have changed – these days I grow all I can!

People complain that it has no nutritional value or taste; while it is true that it is not a nutritional powerhouse, it is real food which is more than can be said for a lot of what we consume these days. It is...

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