Monday, July 30, 2012

We have some cross breeding going on in the garden....

Well we have two of these half in half things?????



The pumkin blossom's are so pretty in the morning!!!

The pumpkins are now showing their colors.....

Monday, July 16, 2012

I'm in a pickle ...what to do with all this stuff!!! Start with the dill...



My Gardner Guy has been very busy....when he's busy my work begins.....

First I will finish the green beans and then start with the pickles
Green Salsa
Salsa Verde
Tomato Jam

Watch for more recipes!!!

Pistachio-Basil Pesto


Some recipes just embody a season—pesto is one of them. A product of overgrown herb gardens, green and earthy pesto is undoubtably summer's sauce. This version swaps traditional pine nuts for pistachios and is a great atop steak, tossed in pasta and mixed in morning eggs...I have use many other greens to create great tasting pesto's....follow this link for some pesto recipes...

Garden Peas makes a great tasting pesto....

Ingredients
2 cloves garlic
1/2 cup shelled pistachios
2 cups loosely packed basil
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil
1/4 cup Parmigiano Reggiano cheese
Instructions

 Place garlic in food processor; pulse until chopped. Add pistachios, basil, lemon juice and salt; pulse until nuts are finely chopped. Add olive oil gradually through food chute and process until well combined. Add cheese and pulse 2 or 3 times


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