Greensburg Daily News, Greensburg, IN

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July 31, 2013

A busy time for gardeners

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ZUCCHINI MEDLEY

1 large onion, chopped

2 zucchinis (about 1 lb.) sliced

1 green pepper, chopped

1 large tomato, chopped

Bacon fat or shortening

Have vegetables prepared before beginning to stir fry as stir-fry cooking goes fast. Stir-fry onion in shortening until clear, not brown. Add zucchini; cook until clear. Add green pepper. Add tomato and heat through.

SUMMER SQUASH MEDLEY

2 small yellow squash (best when 6 inches or less)

1 medium zucchini (best when 8 - 12 inches)

1 small cucumber (6 inches or less)

1/4 green pepper

1/2 teaspoon crushed garlic

1 1/2 tablespoons oil

Dill seeds from 1 fresh dill flower (or 1 teaspoon dried dill)

1/4 teaspoon oregano

1/4 teaspoon thyme

1/4 teaspoon pepper

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 or 2 handfuls of fine cornmeal.

Combine oil and garlic in heated skillet. Add vegetables and herbs. Cook until just tender. Add cornmeal and allow to heat through before serving.

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