So you plant your garden and wait with tremendous patience for it to bear its offerings. The first few weeks you pick these tiny, adorable “baby” vegetables because they are just so fresh and inviting, but let’s face it – they are hardly more than a garnish. And then finally, the zucchini, like overnight, spills over with gorgeous deep green fruits. Oh the joys of summer! Prolific zucchini! But here’s the thing about zucchini. At one time or another there is going to be too much to consume fresh. So you bake zucchini bread, you shred and freeze bags for winter use, you give some to your friends, neighbors and co-workers. And the next day you head back out to the garden and there is MORE waiting for you. What are you going to do with all of this FLIPPING ZUCCHINI?!
Big family + farm=loads, I mean tons, of laundry. The sheer economics of keeping my family in clean clothes are