I know, I know, i missed several weeks, I feel so guilty I wanted to talk about scalloped or patty pan squash. It is one of our favorites, and we plant it every year. As a family of 4, we have a hard time eating all of the produce from two plants, so seed wisely unless you have critters to feed the extras to, or friends and family to share with.
Scalloped Squash or Patty Pan Squash
Harvest time: July-August (In Vermont)
How to prepare: Stuff with meatloaf mixture, slice thinly and fry (with our without breading), slice in half and roast in oven
Freeze batches of stuffed squash halves in batches of 6-8
Pickle with tomatoes
Least desirable plan: chop and freeze for soups/stews
Scalloped squash or patty pan squash is a variety of summer squash. Like it’s cousins it’s best eaten when it’s not yet fully grown. You will find them in white, green, yellow, and a very pale pearly green.
Leave me a comment with your favorite patty pan recipe!!