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Producing with produce in the summertime

Summer is a unique time, when we have different encounters with the foods of the season.

From barbecues to farmers markets to our own maverick zucchini plant in a pot on the porch, it offers a greater opportunity to eat and use up fresh produce (or save for later!).

Sure, grocery stores carry all the summer produce year-round regardless of its growing season.

Yet despite this, when summer hits and our gardens (or our neighbors) are going ape, we scratch our heads for recipes that will use up the most of the kale, zucchini, tomatoes and other produce.

If canning produce to use later isn'...

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