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zucchini

a small variety of vegetable marrow, cooked and eaten as a vegetable

Zug

1. a canton of N central Switzerland: the smallest Swiss canton; mainly German-speaking and Roman Catholic; joined the Swiss Confederation in 1352. Capital: Zug. Pop.: 102 200 (2002 est.). Area: 239 sq. km (92 sq. miles)
2. a town in N central Switzerland, the capital of Zug canton, on Lake Zug. Pop.: 22 973 (2000)
3. Lake. a lake in N central Switzerland, in Zug and Schwyz cantons. Area: 39 sq. km (15 sq. miles)
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Gardeners, in their eternal search for new uses for the ubiquitous summer squash, should take note of a woman from Helena, Mont., who recently fought off a 200-pound black bear with a 14-inch zucchini from her backyard garden.
The woman responded by grabbing the nearest zucchini, by all accounts a whopper, and winging it at the bruin, bopping him squarely on the top of his head.
There has been no word yet as to how many zucchinis have been received in Ottawa.
The children would each find a tiny, newly-formed cuke or zucchini and, with a pencil or nail, scratch a fish shape into its side.
My two main problems last year were my potatoes and zucchini. The potatoes had lots of some sort of small orangish worm in or on them.
An elegant, delicious and impressive buffet can be put together easily around a vegetable theme--one that features eggplant, zucchini, tomatoes and spinach.
ZUCCHINI PATTIES Slice 1 zucchini in half lengthwise, then thinly slice each.
Every gardener knows how fast a zucchini can grow from the size of a carrot to that of a baseball bat.
3-4 medium-sized yellow squash 3-4 medium-sized zucchini Olive oil 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1 teaspoon freshly ground pepper 1/2 teaspoon ground red pepper Preheat oven to 225 degrees.
After analyzing carrots, zucchini, and broccoli that had been cooked fried, and steamed, researchers found an overall increase of total antioxidant capacities.
Whether you grow your own zucchini or have a neighbor that brings you all those baseball bat-sized zucchini, you know what a surplus of it can be like.