Bright-hued sweet vegetable pickles are a welcome change from typical sandwich toppers. Paper-thin zucchini ribbons are tender-crisp. Be sure to let the brine cool completely before pouring it over the thinly sliced vegetables. If submerged in hot liquid, the zucchini will quickly turn soggy and won't retain its shape or texture during pickling.
This all-purpose brine yields lip-smacking pickles that are salty, tangy, and just slightly sweet. The pickles make great Father's Day gifts when placed in jars adorned with our clip art designs printed on clear decal sheets.
A lot of nutrition for a few calories, that's the zucchini. This favorite summer squash is packed with vitamins C and A and is 95 percent water. Try our healthy recipes starring zucchini in everything from tacos to muffins to slaw.
A colorful mix of vegetables takes center stage in this collection of meat-free dishes. From main courses to sides, with nods to both the decadent and virtuous, there's a vegetable casserole in here to suit any need.
Roasting is a great way to prepare broccoli. The tips of the flowers char lightly while the stems stay nicely crisp. Plus, roasting brings out the sweetness in this favorite nutritious cruciferous vegetable. We've cooked up several recipes for roasted broccoli that use almost every flavor imaginable, including citrusy, nutty, cheesy, and spicy.