Lemon Alfredo Veggie Pasta (& one strawberry)

Now that I am actually getting fruit from my garden (no, really!) I am trying to find new ways to eat them fresh.  I realize at some point I'm going to have to can/freeze because I'll (hopefully) get too much to eat.  But for now I'm enjoying eating what I've grown.  It's really, really cool. … Continue reading Lemon Alfredo Veggie Pasta (& one strawberry)

Driveway Garden Update

My friend recently told me that my garden was so "city girl" because of the orange buckets.  I had to laugh at this because I thought the orange buckets were so ugly, but my husband insisted on them because they were cheap.  My garden is "city girl" for a variety of other reasons, not the … Continue reading Driveway Garden Update

Black Thumb, Your Days Are Numbered

I was recently hit with the notion that I wanted to start a vegetable garden.  I get this idea in January when it's cold and snowy and I'm dreaming of summer and fresh tomatoes.  I started pinning stuff to a "Gardening" board on Pinterest, which is what every great farmer does, I'm sure.  Then in … Continue reading Black Thumb, Your Days Are Numbered

Mac & Cheese with Roasted Vegetables

I used to not be a big fan of vegetables.  Sure they're good for you but they just tasted so blah.  Maybe that's because I always ate them from a can?  Either way, I discovered a new love for vegetables when they're grilled.  Seriously.  Sprinkle some olive oil, salt and pepper on any vegetable and … Continue reading Mac & Cheese with Roasted Vegetables