Ok, after the rant below, time for some fun stuff!
On the drive into work on Monday I listened to someone named Nigella Lawson describe her favorite summertime recipes that use lots of vegetables and little else. They sounded good and I looked up the recipes, here are the links. Go forth, and marvel at the genius that is the Yellow Squash Soup of Happiness.
Mushroom Pasta, Lime Zuchinni Bread
Yellow Soup of Happiness