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I love fried squash & onion...bacon drippings. YUM. Also, squash casserole with, sour cream, cream of chicken soup, etc. in the mix. Plus chickens, pigs & goats eat extras from garden.

No wasted squash here.:p

Yep tomatoes & peppers are the "biggies" in most gardens. I like eggplant (eggplant parm, yum!) ... don't eat okra. But plan to do some climbing beans to eat & dry this year. Good for chickens if cooked a little, high protein & fiber. Cheap.
 

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You know, if cut & sliced on the round, those zuks will even look like an apple slice.
 

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I've been known to take an eggplant, slice it into rounds, brush it with olive oil and bake it on a cookie sheet. After it's about 3/4's done I'll spread a little spaghetti sauce on it and pile on some grated parm and let it finish baking. DH loves it because it's diabetic friendly and tastes like pizza. I might get some pepperoni and put on the next batch. Same thing can be done with zucchini/yellow squash slices.
 
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Fry a skillet of bacon. Chop half a head of cabbage and cook in the bacon grease. Crumble the bacon over the cabbage and season to taste with soy sauce.
 

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That's our favorite way to do cabbage too...I don't use the soy sauce, I use a touch of balsamic vinegar. Good eating!
 

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I do cabbage like that! Like it crispy, add a little pepper generally. Depends what else if being served with it as to anything else.

Next day fry up some onion & ground beef, add leftover fried cabbage, some chopped tomatoes and juice, some kidney beans. You can add more broth & make soup, when I do that I often throw in a bay leaf, maybe some corn, carrots, more beef broth. Potatoes optional -- depends on what I want to use up. :cool:
 

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Cabbage is not only a frugal fresh food but also very healthy. I like to cut cabbage into wedges and then spread butter on it, sprinkle with salt and pepper and bake in a preheated 450 degree oven for 15 or 20 minutes. It is good grilled this way too.
 
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