Sun Gold Caprese Salad


For The Offspring’s birthday I made a Sun Gold Caprese Salad hors d’oeuvre platter. It was such a hit that I didn’t have time to get a picture. I have a bunch of the orange Sun Gold tomatoes from my six plants. When I was making dinner last night I made a plate for . . . → Read More: Sun Gold Caprese Salad

Pesto Pasta Salad


I know I have vegetarians who read my blog. Although this post mentions “chicken” in the recipe, it can be left out or substituted for some other form of protein…

Nicole over at Life’s a Beach recommended Rocco Dispirito’s Now Eat This!: 150 of America’s Favorite Comfort Foods, All Under 350 Calories (not the . . . → Read More: Pesto Pasta Salad

Garden 2011 Update: 4 Weeks Growth and 2nd Harvest


I had my second harvest yesterday…

I bought Ed Hume radish seeds and chose the Sparkler and Champion radishes. They are SOOOO easy to grow. WOW! It’s been four weeks since I planted my radishes and look at these beauties!

Aren’t they beautiful?!

Since I planted them for Hubby I gave most . . . → Read More: Garden 2011 Update: 4 Weeks Growth and 2nd Harvest

Garden 2011 Update; First Harvest


Remember my Green Leaf Lettuce picture from yesterday’s post?

I’ve had my first harvest!!

It was YUMMY! I think I should have planted MORE lettuce! I wonder if I can still get plants???? I can’t wait for my tomatoes to get orange and red so I can have them in my salad.

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Garden 2011 Update; 2 Weeks Growth Part 2


While I’ve been sharing photos of my radishes, I have neglected giving updates about my poor other plants. They’re feeling neglected. I think they must have the internet out there because I received complaints from them when I went out to water yesterday.

Here is a quick look around my vegetable garden… I . . . → Read More: Garden 2011 Update; 2 Weeks Growth Part 2

Advice Needed: 2011 Garden, Part 1; what to plant


As I mentioned in my Haven’t fallen off planet post, I have been working on a Garden post. Well, actually I have been spending the last four days recuperating. I spent the last three weekends working on my garden. Since my fall back in January, my back/lumbar/tailbone has been problematic and made it difficult . . . → Read More: Advice Needed: 2011 Garden, Part 1; what to plant