The Best Way to Store Zucchini

Today’s Farm Tip Friday is another gardening tip! I’m talking all about the best way to store zucchini. Zucchini is one of those veggies that is easy to grow, very prolific, and can be hard to cook with when you have a lot of it. I have grown to really love using in the kitchen, it’s super versatile and is a great veggie to “sneak” into lots of family favorite dishes. Although I don’t really sneak it in anywhere, Andy is pretty good at figuring out where the hidden veggies are, ha! But it really does blend in well with whatever it’s cooked with, so usually even picky eaters don’t notice or mind it being there. Zucchini is one of my favorite garden veggies to store through the winter, my method couldn’t be simpler.

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Pasta alla Andy: Sausage and Zucchini Pasta

There are many great things about this pasta dish, but the number one great thing is it’s Andy’s favorite! He has loved this sausage and zucchini pasta dish since the very first time I made it, which automatically makes it a keeper. It also uses zucchini, so it is a perfect fit for zucchini week on the blog as well {be sure to check out my easy stovetop zucchini and my beef taco filling with zucchini}! The third great thing about this dish is it’s so quick, how can you beat a meal your whole family will love in less than 30 minutes? Another great bonus to this recipe is that you can easily switch out the pasta for spaghetti squash – the flavor combination with the spaghetti squash is out of this world and one of my favorites! Although Andy isn’t a fan of the all spaghetti squash version 🙂 . 

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Easy Beef Tacos from Scratch {with Zucchini}!

You should know by now that tacos are a big deal in the Kelley house. Andy taught me how his family makes homemade fried tacos when we were first married, and since then I’ve had fun coming up with various taco filling recipes. Today I’m sharing one of my favorites, beef taco filling! And I’m also sharing how I incorporate zucchini into this family favorite recipe – something you can do to! Hopefully by the end of this post you’ll know how to make beef tacos from scratch, ideas on how to use up zucchini in your families favorite meals, AND a little bonus of my super easy DIY taco spice mix recipe. {I love homemade mixes, remember?!} 

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The Best Way to Make Zucchini: On the Stovetop!

Zucchini season is in full swing here and I love it! In honor of this summer vegetable that is easy to grow, but seems to be hard for people to cook with, I’ve dedicated this whole week to zucchini! I’ll share a few of my favorite recipes, a couple of my favorite ways to incorporate it into recipes you already use and love, and how I like to store the leftovers. In this post, I’ll be sharing my favorite way to cook up zucchini, and I’m pretty sure it’s the best way to make zucchini – on the stovetop!

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Finding the Perfect Kids Horse

For today’s Farm Tip Friday, I’m talking horses. A lot of the time, people who have property also want horses. They have visions of their children riding a perfect horse out in the pasture but in reality, a lot of the time people end up with a crazy and possibly dangerous animal that no one wants to ride. So, how do you avoid this predicament and find the perfect kids horse? 

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