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- n. A pan used for baking patties
- n. A small variety of squash with a scalloped rim and creamy white flesh
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A pan for baking patties.
- n. A patty.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A small pan used for baking patties.
- n. Any small pan in which to bake a cake.
- n. A patty.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a pan for cooking patties or pasties
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Look for the nutty, more firm, squash varieties such as pattypan, Zephyr or my favorite, Magda.
Place pattypan squash, zucchini, pea pods, and 3-inch green onion portions in a plastic bag set in a shallow dish.
Looking at my pattypan squash plant take off or seeing the moss rose pop out a new color...ahhhh.
I served the pattypan squash sambar with steamed rice and roasted eggplant slices (eggplant slices sprinkled with a mixture of rice flour, salt and red chili powder, then roasted on a baking sheet in a toaster oven until tender).
So my one dollar purchase of pattypan squash yielded 3 different main dishes!
Wash the pattypan squash, cut it into bite-size chunks and set aside.
The tender juicy chunks of pattypan squash in the sambar were just irresistible!
I remembered that it is generally baby pattypan squashes that are tender and delicious, and the ones I bought were literally as large as saucers, 4-5 inches in diameter.
In terms of texture, taste and appearance, pattypan squash most resembles a tender version of our Indian doodhi (bottle gourd).
Our adventures with with pattypan are done for now, and I'm not sad to see it go.