Mmm, zucchini fritters (or squash, or mixed squash and zucchini, …

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Mmm, zucchini fritters (or squash, or mixed squash and zucchini, which has the bonus of looking especially gorgeous) are a staple dinner ’round here, especially in summer when friends can’t keep up with their gardens’ output. My recipe is pretty pared down so I can throw it together in a few minutes, but this one sounds luscious, too. I love how the heat transforms the squashe’s texture to something slightly creamy and oh-so-tender.

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