Barbara (Doll) Creelman
Everything on the plate except the olives, oil, and sausage came from our garden. Fermented dill pickles and tomatoes, fresh tomatoes, and grilled eggplant and zucinni. Perhaps it would have looked like more on a smaller plate but it was filling. I forgot the fresh herbs. Next time.
There’s been a flurry of activity in the kitchen this week. Corn relish, sweet and sour sauce, and stewed tomatoes are beginning to line the shelves. The bottom jar has powdered tomato skins to be used in soups etc. The peels were in the dehydrator over night and then into the blender. I’m really happy […]
Well, it’s definitely allergy season. Last evening I spent time in the garden. This morning my allergies have kicked into high gear. Perhaps the day will be slower than yesterday but I will embrace it none-the-less. The sunflowers are soaking up the beautiful sunshine. You can’t gauge the height from these photos but the tall […]
I generally take Monday and Tuesday’s as my days off and will set time within each day for Sabbath rest. Today is all about the harvest. Fruit relish is cooking down. All the tomatoes are from our garden. The house smells like a pickle factory. Well, that’s what my imagination is telling me. A pot […]
I’m reminded of Dory in Finding Nemo singing, “just keep swimming, just keep swimming”. Some days are like that. Nose to the grindstone, follow that plan, do what needs doing – and on and on. Well, today was one of those days. I followed the plan and executed all necessary steps to get to the […]
Lots accomplished today. I’m pleased with the peach jam and beans. Two pounds of tomatoes, our first cucumber and more yellow beans. Living the harvest life. Have a great weekend!