Summer is the best! We love all the fresh veggies. My mom is the queen of gardening in our family. Living far away I cannot tell you how much I miss her garden tomatoes and cucumbers. Her massive zucchini and squash plants and giant pumpkins. She always has so many veggies we start turning them in to cakes and breads. She blends them up and freezes them so we can have that freshness in moments notice. When ever we get the hankering for zucchini bread or THIS chocolate zucchini cake! If . . .
Tian? What on earth is a tian? WELL it is french. (that makes it much more attractive already right?) First, it is the dish/pan that the french used to cook and serve from and it is also the dish prepared in it. Usually its a vegetable type dish, there can be any form of squash, eggplants, onion and my version- a sweet potato tian. With such great vegetables, and a creamy custard, it filling and satisfying just as the entree itself. Take your veggies and slice them all equally thin, . . .
I love the summer foods, don't you? The other day I came home with a big box of blueberries for less than $5, and when we ate them they were mini flavor explosions in our mouth. They are amazing. All the fruits and veggies are like this in the summer. so since we are all buying and eating our in-season food I wanted to post one of my favorite quick and easy fixes with squash and zucchini. It gives them a crispy, salty, nutty flavor without adding a ton of calories and fat. (baked . . .