Every year (but last year, because *gestures broadly at 2020*) we buy a couple of apple trees. It’s pretty much a crap shoot on whether they produce. This year was a pretty good year for two of our six trees.
I got some fantastic produce at the farmer’s market. And decided to make some salsa.
You can always tell when I’ve been watching Top Chef, because I make things like a trio of tiny vegetables amuse bouche. As I was watering, I noticed that the fairy tale eggplants were ripe, and that there were two squash blossoms ready, and… Continue Reading “Trio of Tiny Vegetables”
Now that we have all this produce, we have to preserve it. We have a bit.
Us, on the way to the Farmers Market… “We need to restrain ourselves.”
So one of our best sellers is creamed honey. It has a nice mellow taste, and is easy to make.
So when we were in Lindsborg, we went to the Crown and Rye and had a wonderful dish, Varmlandskorv. It was a potato sausage in braised cabbage with beef broth. I had it with pea soup.
So I’m late to the party on peas. Of course when it was canned or frozen peas, it was a terrible party. But I love me some fresh peas.
Loving my garden this year. As are the bumble bees. We are definitely doing better.
So, one of our favorite things to do in the before times was go to the Yoder chicken auction. There are not only chickens, but other animals, as well as random stuff. Early on, someone had cedar planks for sale. Just a bunch of… Continue Reading “Outdoor Dining”