The garden is really ramping up now. Daily harvests are keeping me busy. Baggies full of chopped broccoli, snapped beans and tender snow peas are filling the freezer as well as accompanying side dishes for lunch and dinner. The summer squash, namely zucchini and patty pan are being cut daily to keep from producing those ‘get aways’ that can look more like submarines that vegetables.
A quick stirfry is our most popular dish these days since the variety is practically endless.
The kale and lettuce continue to out grow us and the cows get large loads to take care of the overflow.
You don’t have to ask what is for dinner around here. The variety of fresh garden fruits and veggies that are now available are staggering. Many times I cannot decide which assortment to use with the meal. I resort to a quick stir fry more often than not.
This is just the amount that I am bringing into the house, I have probably eaten at least as much as the pictures show while I was going around picking all the goodies.
I could actually dine in the garden with the good china, the polished silver and the sparkling crystal. I could even dress up and make it an affair to remember.
I could, but I don’t. It is much more likely to see me in the early morning, foraging for breakfast. Continue reading