Pesto-fest!

Pesto-fest!

Recently I came across a couple of recipes on the internet for homemade fresh pesto along with some delicious sounding recipes courtesy of Cold Climate Gardening.  For some reason I always thought pesto was one of those crazy, time-consuming sauces that you only order at a restaurant because it is so difficult to make.  (I don't know what I was thinking!) I then started researching pesto and all these delightful little blog entries filled with many, many delicious-sounding recipes came across my … [Read more...]

Tomato Cucumber & Avocado Salsa

Tomato Cucumber & Avocado Salsa

Looking for a simple and quick recipe that uses some of those yummy garden-grow tomatoes and cukes plus is a delicious complement to many meals?  This salsa is one of my favorites!  It is great simply scooped up on some tortilla chips and amazing with steak, chicken or fish! Tomato Cucumber & Avocado Salsa Ingredients 1 medium English cucumber, seeded and diced 1 medium firm-ripe avocado, peeled, pitted, and diced 1 medium tomato juice of a lime salt pepper 1 tablespoon garlic … [Read more...]

Tomatoes finally…FINALLY!

Tomatoes finally…FINALLY!

For weeks now everyone has been talking about the abundance of tomatoes in their gardens while I sat here with my lonely non-blossoming tomato plants in their pot.  However, over the past week the appearance of a few little guys has finally emerged! I knew all my plants had been put through a lot of stress enduring a trip from New Jersey to Pennsylvania and various movements around the yard in search of a sunny location.  Between all of the movement and the extreme heat this June, I was … [Read more...]