Remember the old adage: If you can’t beat’ em, join’ em?
I never really understood what that meant….
Although I’ve said it often enough
If it was referring to physical violence – why would I want to do that?
If it was referring to contests … Continue reading.....
And so it starts.
The first zucchini usually doesn’t do much…. Normally a female flower, attached to a zucchini, is the first to appear. The male flower comes a bit later, followed by the bees and the pollination and the big zucchini.
It’s so exciting … Continue reading.....
Two weeks of cold and rain has not done wonders for my garden.
It seems that compromise is not in the weather picture this year.
On Wednesday I had a garden full of green tomatoes, just waiting for the sun to ripen.
On Thursday they … Continue reading.....
I love it when the potager starts to come together!
I’m finally getting enough zucchini so we can eat all we want and still make soup for the freezer.
The slicing tomato plants are loaded, the tomatoes ripening at a good pace for eating, and … Continue reading.....
I got the idea for this recipe in an old Bon Appétit cook book.
It was called 'Zucchini Pizza'.
I don't like that name…. My reasons follow the recipe.
As to the recipe…..
It was good, delicious, actually.
We had it as a first course … Continue reading.....
This is what my counter looks like every few days.
Well, not the peaches and nectarines… I buy those every week.
My freezer is full.
It's time to get creative with tomatoes!
Of course, I still have the zucchini, as well…..
If you pay any attention at all to cooking shows, food blogs, Twitter or Facebook you know that there are people in the world that are, shall we say, somewhat fanatical about bacon.
I've seen bacon added to bread, vegetables, salads and pasta dishes…. All … Continue reading.....
One problem those of us with a potager have is an abundance of vegetables.
The other problem is that everyone else has the same abundance.
When one has guests for lunch it's only logical to offer freshly picked produce from the potager.
But, some … Continue reading.....