What to do with all that zucchini

Bread-and-butter zucchini pickles can be served alone or with a variety of different dishes. (J.B. Forbes/St. Louis Post-Dispatch/TNS)

Give a man a zucchini and he will eat for a day. Give a man a zucchini plant, and he will wind up with so much zucchini he won’t know what to do with it, and he’ll probably end up resenting you.

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