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Stop Whining — You Know You'll Miss It When It's Gone

Published July 31, 2023

Why not have zucchini for lunch and — I’m serious here — more for dinner?


Not only do I crave zucchini, not only do I celebrate when it first appears – a couple of weeks ago, where we live – but I miss it so much in the winter that I sometimes “cheat” and buy it in the supermarket. This is our time of year, folks.

The natural comparison is to eggplant — although they’re not from the same family; zucchini is a squash, and eggplant a nightshade, more closely related to tomatoes and potatoes, for what it’s worth — and we often treat them similarly.