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Monthly Archive for August, 2012

Broccoli Soup

One of our broccoli plants made a nice head that needed to be picked, and so we did that today. So I guess I will be making zucchini bread today, as well as soup.  The garden waits for nobody.  Yesterday we went to the orchard and brought home some peaches, and a peach cobbler is […]

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Bug fixes

Different kind of bug, not software-related. But we fixed two things that have been bugging us. Who knows?  Next year we might even put a concrete sidewalk out to the generator to facilitate carrying gas cans and shoveling a path.  The prior cover for the generator consisted of a piece of plywood, which we had […]

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Plum Jams

Our summer-time neighbor brought us two boxes of plums from his Idaho home. The smaller box of plums were a lighter color and I made plum preserves with those, and that batch was a huge success. Today I made plum jam with the dark purple plums.  And this afternoon I’ll fix some cornbread so we […]

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More Zucchini

We weeded and then picked most of lunch. Our first harvest of green beans and beets. We’ll use the lettuce in a tostata tonight for dinner, and the zucchini in a fritatta tomorrow. It’s going to be hard keeping up with the zucchini plant. I could see several baby zucchini growing when I picked these […]

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Garden is feeling frisky

A couple of days ago we walked down to the garden to pick dinner.  The plan was to make a fritatta. Saute in a baking pan until tender, then add a few beaten eggs, place on top a few slices of fresh tomato, and some Almond milk mozzarella cheese slices, and bake until puffed.  Add […]

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