The New Descendants

The spirit of Virginia Dare, the first English child born in America, is alive and well on Roanoke Island. Every year, parents bring their babies to audition for the most important (nonspeaking) role in The Lost Colony — and for bragging rights that last a lifetime.

Iced Zucchini Bars

If you've never tried baking with zucchini before, we highly recommend it — it keeps these warm, spiced, and nutty bars especially moist and gives them a hearty texture. Plus, the addition of zucchini is bound to make you feel less guilty about having more than one.

Summer Squash Fritters

These fritters aren't exclusive to summer — they are delicious with fresh squash from your local farmers market, but can be made year-round with squash from the grocery store. And trust us, you will want to make these year-round.