Yellow Squash Nests

With so much squash coming out of the garden these days I’m always on the lookout for alternative ways to prepare it. I’ve had this spiralizer device for years but have only used it once or twice. This morning I got it out and rinsed the dust off.   I arranged the strands of squash … More Yellow Squash Nests

Garden Salad

I was cleaning out a few garden beds where plants had either been harvested or gone to seed and ran across these two Alpine King radishes. As old as I knew them to be I expected them to be woody or pithy, but they were tender and just right. I included one of them in … More Garden Salad

Summer Squash Upma

Speaking of the abundance of yellow summer squash accumulating in the refrigerator, Faye stated that she intended to make a squash quiche the following day, but no, she didn’t want to do it for breakfast. So, then, what did she request for breakfast? Upma. Upma is a dish which frequently appears on our breakfast table. … More Summer Squash Upma

Swiss Chard Rolls

It was a bit ambitious, because of time constraints, to make Swiss chard rolls for breakfast, but I managed to get them on the table by 6:00AM. After putting rice on to cook I went out in the dark to pick the Swiss chard. While the rice was cooking I chopped onion, mushrooms and walnuts. … More Swiss Chard Rolls

Cookout

I fired up the charcoal grill yesterday. For veggies there was cabbage and yellow squash from the garden, sweet onion, fennel, celery and garlic. These were cooked in vented foil with butter, salt and pepper, 12 ounces of beer and a few sprigs of fresh French tarragon. The veggies were one of the first items … More Cookout