Posted by Jeanne on August 11, 2013
I’m pretty much over summer. It hasn’t been that bad this year, especially compared to last year, but I’m so over being hot. I’m done going for runs where I feel like maybe I am swimming because of the humidity.
I am also experiencing summer produce ennui. I no longer want to take pictures of the beautiful produce we get from the garden or the CSA. I was relieved when Curt told me he had picked his last zucchini because the plant was dying.
Ok maybe just one more picture.
Never fear though, winter is coming and in February I will be complaining about how I will never be warm again and bitching about how much I hate soup. It’s the circle of life – like in the Lion King, but grumpier.
Saturday: corn and zucchini cakes (recipe below) + eggs
Sunday: herb and mustard rubbed pork tenderloin + roasted carrots and cabbage
Monday: quesadillas + boxed soup
Tuesday: caldo verde (aka Portuguese green soup)
Wednesday: chili-lime shrimp bowls (modified from Budget Bytes, again. I am so addicted to her blog.)
Thursday: burgers + grilled potatoes
Corn and zucchini cakes
Makes three dozen (can be frozen)
Half a small onion, finely diced
2 small zucchini, grated & drained
2 jalapenos or other hot peppers, finely minced
6 ears of corn, kernels removed (about 2 cups)
1 TB baking powder
Kosher salt & freshly grated black pepper
1.5 C flour
3 eggs, lightly beaten (I ended up using two whole eggs and two egg whites instead and it worked fine)
1.5 C milk