Our tomato plants are finally slowing down. While I am thrilled with the less work that it gives me, I am already going to miss all the fresh tomatoes! The various cherry and pear tomato plants are the first to go. The harvest remaining is small. This is one dish that is absolutely wonderful with any type of smaller tomato. Continue reading
Monthly Archives: July 2014
Today’s post will not be a recipe as things have been crazy busy here lately. I promise to post more goodies soon! Last weekend Jack and Ewan swam in the City Meet and I have been busy baking up a storm since then for the swim banquet which was last night.
The attendance for the banquet kept creeping up and reached 140 people. I feared there may not be enough cake but luckily there was. Leftovers to give away even!
Couscous Salad with Lime Vinaigrette
Pasta salad is such a wonderful meal for hot summer days. Even better is using couscous instead of traditional pasta. Couscous is the less known pasta miracle. It cooks quickly and doesn’t need to boil the whole time. Perfect for meals in a hurry or hot days when you don’t want to boil water longer than necessary. Continue reading
This is one of our classic family recipes. My grandma made cobbler every summer when we would go visit. She always made raspberry cobbler since she had both red raspberry and black raspberry bushes in her yard. Oh, I wish we could grow raspberries here! Continue reading
Honey Mustard Roasted Carrots with Rosemary
Along with all the tomatoes, zucchini and cucumbers I finally harvested the carrots this past weekend. I just love the color burst of orange, yellow and purple carrots. Ah, the joys of growing your own veggies! Continue reading