Kitchn Editors' Top 3 Tips for Making the Absolute Best Zucchini BoatsSkills
These are crucial for the most delicious zucchini boats.
We Tried 7 Ways of Wringing Out Shredded Zucchini and Found a Hands-Down WinnerSkills
You won't be disappointed with this method for all your zucchini bread, zucchini fritter, and other shredded zucchini needs.
How to Tell If Zucchini Is BadSkills
Plus, how to pick a good one!
How To Cut Zucchini (6 Ways)Skills
The possibilities are endless when it comes to zucchini!
How to Shred Zucchini (2 Ways)Skills
You'll be making delicious zucchini bread all summer long!
Move Over, Onions! Caramelized Zucchini Is Even Sweeter.Skills
Use a ton of zucchini and make it even sweeter with this technique!
Zucchini: The Best Ways to Pick It, Cook It, and Eat It
31 Days of Vegetables
Zoodle your way to zucchini bliss this summer with our guide to all the ways to turn this veggie into your best friend.
The Surprising Tip for the Sweetest Grilled ZucchiniSkills
When you season your vegetables matters more than you might think!
Jul 9, 2020
The One Thing You Should Always Do When Freezing ZucchiniSkills
It's simple but makes all the difference.
Jul 6, 2020
A Simple (Yet Ingenious) Trick for the Best-Ever Zucchini BreadSkills
This smart tip totally surprised me — and it 100% works.
Jul 4, 2019
5 Ways to Snack on ZucchiniSkills
As a kid, I mistakenly called zucchinis “bikinis” — and that was pretty much the extent of my relationship with them for the past 30 years. My mother, on the other hand, could and would eat steamed zucchini for every meal of the day, which just goes to show the polarizing nature of this vegetable. Some people enjoy zucchini raw, while others need a load of butter and the threat of no dessert to choke them down.
May 1, 2019
How Do I Temper Bitter Zucchini?Skills
Q: Recently I made a zucchini recipe that sounded good (honey, EVOO, orange zest, cayenne). It was all tossed together and grilled. To me, the zucchini tasted bitter. My husband suggested trying it again, but salting the zucchini first, as one would do with eggplant. Has anyone had this problem with bitterness in zucchini? Could it be because it’s a bit too early for zucchini? Does salting benefit zucchini?
May 1, 2019
25+ Things to Do with Zucchini & SquashSkills
Despite my excitement about zucchini and summer squash hitting the market and showing up in my CSA, it doesn’t take long before I am totally overwhelmed. It’s probably the same way you feel when it takes over your garden. You can’t use it up or share it fast enough. Recipes certainly offer helpful ways to put it to work, but if you’re anything like me, you turn to the same few over and over again.
May 1, 2019
This 5-Minute Parmesan Zucchini Is the Easy Side Dish You NeedSkills
It might just steal the spotlight from your main dish.
Aug 14, 2017
Here Is Why Your Zucchini Plant Produces So MuchSkills
If you’ve ever had a vegetable garden, particularly one that included a zucchini plant, you know how easy it is to get bogged down with a lot of zucchini — like pounds and pounds of zucchini — and how fast it can happen. And if you are not familiar with this situation firsthand, just imagine a plant spitting out a constant stream of zucchini all summer long.
Jun 26, 2015
Monster Zucchini — One More Time When Bigger Is Not Necessarily BetterSkills
Brace yourself: zucchini are coming. But it doesn’t stop at the farmers markets. Home-grown zucchini have a reputation for growing to epic, monster-sized proportions. They have an equally massive wow-factor, that’s for sure. But here’s the thing: These monster zucchini are totally impressive to look at, but they’re not really all that delicious.
Jun 23, 2015
The Vegetable Butcher Offers You 10 Ways to Make Zucchini a Main DishSkills
Zucchini is coming into season right now where I live in Columbus, Ohio. I’m genuinely thrilled! Zucchini signals the official start of summer and all the other vegetables that are on the way. Zucchini makes life a little easier in my professional kitchen (it takes almost no time to prep); it brings endless ideas to the menu and some of our customers’ favorite dishes. At home, the arrival of local zucchini means I can cook without having to plan ahead.
Jun 22, 2015
Ways to Cook Zucchini Blossoms — Other Than Frying?Skills
Q: This year I am harvesting my first courgettes [zucchini, for all the Americans in the audience! – Ed]. Is there any way of preparing courgette flowers other than deep-frying?Looking forward to hearing your ideas.Sent by GudrunEditor: Gudrun, sure! There are lots of ways to use the blossoms.
Jul 5, 2011
Tip: Salt and Drain Cucumbers and ZucchiniSkills
I have a thing for cucumbers. I love their watery crispness and the way they taste with a little salt on top. But I don’t like how they can water down a whole salad with their extra moisture. Zucchini are similar; whenever I make a frittata or quiche with zucchini they have to be treated first to keep them from turning the whole thing into a soggy mess. Which brings me to this tip: when you are making a dish with cucumbers or zucchini, it really helps to salt and drain them first.
Apr 14, 2009