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Back to normal

After a few tired days of straightening up after the wonderful big garden party, things are are getting back to normal – weeding, building and harvesting. 35 more words


Beet Gazpacho

I received a great batch of summer veggies with my CSA this week, and whipped up a summer gazpacho! My tomatoes are just starting to come in, so they are just a garnish here, but regardless this cold soup was lovely and silky – excellent for the hot July nights we’ve been having. 313 more words


Pickles Without the Heat

Some of us adore pickles and some dislike them.  If you are a pickle fan read on.  If not, read anyway as these are far better than the tired flabby canned pickles found at the grocery store.  460 more words


It’s done. My annual pickling experiment with cucumbers. 180 more words


Fruit Fusion Gumbo

I asked friends to suggest names for this one. It’s a delicious fruit salad made with plums and cucumber which are botanically a fruit.

So I cut up a cucumber and 3 plums. 160 more words


Salad Veggies!

I picked the first cucumbers and cherry tomatoes this evening! One cucumber was chopped up and added to a salad alongside the tomatoes. The other I sliced and placed in ice water with salt for a snack later on. 50 more words