Wordless Wednesday: Jo’s Bruschetta

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Wordless Wednesday: Inspiration from the Edibles Garden, Atlanta Botanical Garden

Garden Fresh Green Salad

Years ago, my dear Aunt SuzieQ gave me a recipe for a fresh salad that does not included lettuce. Aunt SuzieQ loves salads but absolutely detests lettuce with a passion that knows no bounds. I’m not sure where she found the original recipe but she loves her version of this salad. Being a tinkerer (even…

Going on a Broccoli Hunt

December ended cold and wet.  That was perfectly fine with us.  Since we needed some broccoli and collards for New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day meals, we bundled up and went to pick some.  (I confess, I love typing that.)   Bundling up requires everything have pink for Girl Wonder #1, including the pickin’…

Big Plans, Little Plans

Based upon this past year’s yield and the 2 previous years of our gardening adventures, I really should throw in the towel on this whole gardening thing.  Chalk it up to a passing fancy and go back to cleaning toilets and scrubbing crayon off the walls.  (No, there’s no hope for Mt Laundry.) Yeah, not…

Harvesting Our Sunflower Seeds

Sweet Hubby and the Boys’ Wonder decided to harvest the massive sunflower at our mailbox.  Hubby has been having a craving for sunflower seeds so he decided to save gas and make some roasted sunflower seeds from our garden. Harvesting the head.           Removing the seeds from the head.  The Boys’…

Garden Fresh Tomato Soup

Sometimes, nothing is better than a simple meal straight from the garden.  This soup recipe is just that. We had almost all the ingredients on hand with the exception of tomatoes. Ironic, no? Our tomato plants didn’t produce as well as we’d hoped but our local farmers market had plenty to take up the slack.…

What To Do With Naked Bananas

Since we have since learned it could take up to 2 weeks to be fully rash-free, we have lots of naked bananas on our hands.  Yes, we did have to make a banana run after devouring 6 bunches in 3 days.  The Wonder Kids love bananas but are asking for apples now.  (But I have…