[FHCx221] National Zucchini Day/National Frozen Custard Day

One of these you grow in a garden…


Zucchini is that vegetable that you plant in your garden because it’s easy to tend to and then this happens:

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From the SParents

And of all the things you can do with vegetables larger than baseball bats, making a sweet bread dessert (not sweetbread) is often the front of everyone’s mind when it comes to zucchini. That’s exactly what happened with this holiday! SPom baked a delicious zucchini bread. Last time we had zucchini bread, it was Passover-y and not very exciting.

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But as if we didn’t like dessert enough, we also managed to find some frozen custard that wasn’t just Culver’s. Thanks, Edy’s!

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Mmmmm. Super creamy. Some people can’t tell the difference between frozen custard and ice cream, but we sure can. And one isn’t necessarily “better” than the other. Just different.

Tomorrow is National Rice Pudding Day!


[FHCx116] National Zucchini Bread Day


So how does one make a zucchini bread when bread items are specifically not allowed during Passover? Using the same ingenuity of those who brought us Passover Pancake Mix, we had some Passover Honey Cake Mix. Get a zook, shred it up, and some honey, and we are good to go!

Zucchini itself is a fun squashy vegetable. Without it, we wouldn’t have Ratatouille. Thankfully, someone determined its moisturizing properties – like apple sauce and bananas – that help bake amazing cakes and breads. It’s a great way to make a slightly lighter-calorie cake, and get in those hidden vegetable servings. Just don’t eat too much at once.

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Da mix.

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Shredding up some zook.

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1 egg, some egg beaters, and water into the mix.

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A spoonful of some locally made honey thanks to SPalex.

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This goop will form a breadcake.

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A little bit of honey on the top to give it a bit of a crisp coat!

Super tasty! Dense because that’s what Passover mixes are about. It’s hard to tell if something is cooked “correctly” during Passover because they come out squishy. That’s okay.

Tomorrow is National Pretzel Day!