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)
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
OMG! You guys! I think those are little future tomatoes! Legit. Not weeds or anything.
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
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