Herbal Momma's School of Domestic Arts
Herbal Momma, aka, Kristine Farley loves everything herbal, but has an infinity for all domestic and home arts.
This blog is a journal of family and domestic art activities that will be published in her forthcoming book,
Herbal Momma's School of Domestic Arts.

August 22, 2008

Laundry & Zucchini





The dryer started making some wierd sounds & some clothes came out with black streaks on them. The repairman came out on the 15th. Of course, he needed to order a part. So we are hanging laundry on the deck railings because I don't have a clothes line. Maybe I'll get one for my birthday? Or when the repairman comes on the 26th, maybe the dryer will be fixed. That would be wonderful too because we have had some rainy days and the family room doesn't look so good with a rope full of clothes in the middle of it.





After harvesting all that zucchini, we needed to do something with it. The dehydrator is full of it sliced. Seven bags of shredded are in the freezer. A gallon of sliced and blanched are in the freezer too. We had some cooked with seasoning and grated cheddar cheese on it, along with a slice of homemade whole wheat buttered toast. The best was Amy made this easy and wonderful Chocolate Zucchini Cake. You just gotta love summer dinners!



Chocolate Zucchini Cake
This cake is so moist and yummy!
1/3 cup oil
1 cup sugar
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 cups shredded zucchini
1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour
1/3 cup baking cocoa
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
½ cup chocolate chips
In a mixing bowl, combine oil, sugar, egg and vanilla until. Blend inthe zucchini. Combine the flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda and salt;add to zucchini mixture and mix well. Spread into a greased 13x9x2-in. baking pan and sprinkle with chocolate chips. Bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes. Enjoy!!!

3 comments:

The good stuff in life said...

Hi Kristine, That cake sounds super good. How ya been? Miss you guys.

Anderson Family said...

I'm going to try the cake recipe! Thank you...Mrs. Martha. :)

GordonWesFamily said...

I made this recipe while my sister was visiting, and since we dont use sugar in our home, i subbed honey....

She took one taste and said "YUCK this tastes like mud!"

Shows you how your taste buds adapt to "whole foods" after a while, I thought it was heaven! :)