Zucchini baba ghanouj – a cool savory spread

This recipe will help knock back your zuke supply. If you’ve ever had a zucchini plant, you know that this can happen: You blink and you’re inundated. I’ve tried making zucchini chips, zucchini bread, zucchini muffins, grilled zucchini, zucchini moussaka, squash blossoms, zucchini fries… Once those squash plants start producing I’m always looking for an … Continue reading Zucchini baba ghanouj – a cool savory spread

Container carrots

Update on the garden tour yesterday–I also want to show what’s happening on our front porch. I recently sowed carrots in a container. I’m hoping the light soil and lack of pests will make for more even and consistent crops of carrots. The other plant in the container is parsley, which I’ll pull up in … Continue reading Container carrots

Garden Update

Here are the goods: Green beans (French “Rolande” Renee’s Garden variety) Assorted carrots (from Uprising Seeds – Scarlet Nantes, Dragon, and Yellowstone). So far, the carrots have not been terribly successful, probably due to newbie gardener mistakes. In preparing the bed, I mixed in leaves for the soil composition, but this created a lot of … Continue reading Garden Update