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This week's recipes from the L.A. Times Test Kitchen

August 19, 2012|By Noelle Carter
  • Woven zucchini with fresh goat cheese.
Woven zucchini with fresh goat cheese. (Ricardo DeAratanha / Los…)

This week, Times Food Editor Russ Parsons is all about zucchini:

"Tomatoes are summer's glamour crop, round, red and ripe. But though zucchini will never get as many magazine covers, real cooks know you can't beat it for versatility. If you've got a perfectly ripened backyard tomato, there are only a few things you should do with it (yes, admittedly, all of them are delicious). But if you've got a bag of zucchini, well, the sky is the limit."

He shares tips on choosing zucchini, how to use them in the kitchen, a number of quick recipe ideas and no less than 31 complete recipes!

This week's recipes include:

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