It’s tomato season and our garden is producing beautiful red and yellow fruit at an amazing pace, not to mention the zucchini, crookneck squash, peppers, and three varieties of cucumbers that need to be harvested every single day. Seriously, the cucumbers just don’t stop! But this week we’re focusing on tomatoes because it’s Wednesday and we’re celebrating this garden favorite for Summer Fest this week. Continue reading →
Entries Tagged 'Summerfest 2013'
I’ve been seeing pictures of grilled avocados and grilled guacamole all over the place lately and I’ve been dying to try it. Around here, we like to throw just abut anything on the grill, so I’m not sure why it took me so long to grill avocados, especially since we eat them at least a few times a week. Continue reading →
It might be summer, but I’m in the mood for comfort food. The theme of this week’s Summer Fest is peas, but when I started brainstorming ideas for a fresh and summery recipe involving peas, I kept coming back to comfort food. It might have been the cloudy weather we had earlier in the week or it might have been the terrible, no good day I had yesterday, but when I thought of peas there were only two ways I wanted to eat them – in a tuna casserole or with turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy. I opted for the casserole, which is serious comfort food for me. Continue reading →
I’ve never combined strawberries and peaches in a baked dessert before and now that I’ve tried it, I’m not sure why I waited so long. Two of my all-time favorite desserts are Peach Cobbler and Strawberry Shortcake and this cobbler basically combines the two flavors – especially if you top it with a dollop of whipped cream or a scoop of vanilla ice cream! Continue reading →