Down & Dirty

Down & Dirty: Summer Squash

By • August 10, 2012 • 6 Comments

Down & Dirty: Summer Squash

Summer squash -- from zucchini to pattypans -- get a bad rap. They grow like crazy (what home gardener hasn't discovered a baseball bat-sized squash hiding in their garden in late August?) and produce squash for as long as the weather holds, which means the harvest keeps on coming. Jokes about ditching baskets of zucchini on your hapless neighbors' doorsteps aside, there's a lot to love about the much-maligned cucurbit.

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Behind the Scenes

Too Many Cooks: Local Seafood, Purple Couscous, and Clara

By • August 10, 2012 • 3 Comments

Too Many Cooks: Local Seafood, Purple Couscous, and Clara

You'll be hearing from the staff at FOOD52 every week in Too Many Cooks, our group column in which we pool our answers to questions about food, cooking, life, and more.

There's something about August that calls for simple meals, lots of fruit-laden dessert, and...making a mess with your CSA's extra tomatoes? Here's what we've been up to this week, from babies to gingerbread beach babes.

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