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Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Summer Bounty

It's really not much of a harvest, but to me is a bounty!
Every summer Hubby plants several Heirloom Tomato plants.  This summer though he only planted two, and one turned out to be a cherry tomato.
Delicious!!!

These are our first huge tomatoes of the season!!!  We used them to make a Caprese Salad with fresh basil.
For some reason this year our tomatoes are turning out a bit different.  They have bigger stems inside of the tomato and some kind of weird webbing/shape; but they're still delicious though!!!
I'm waiting for the next round of tomatoes to make my yearly tomato & mayo sandwich...I'll probably throw a bologna slice as well. 

Hubby made a quick stop at the farmer's market and brought home some corn and beets.
The sweet corn was super delicious, and I can't have enough beets in my salad.  It's just recently that I have fallen in love with beets!

Of course the lemons are absolutely not in season here in MN, but I just love how pretty they look in our hanging basket.  After all, lemonade is a refreshing summer drink!

5 comments:

  1. Wow I guess I should get around to trying some beets. I can't believe I've never had them. I remember them being served on our trays back in grade school but I never touched them. Of course they were probably canned and not very good. Fresh is better I'm sure. :)
    xx Beca

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    1. I was like you and would not even touch a sliced beet!!! I was in my 30"s when I finally liked them...fresh beets are the best!!!

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  2. All those veggies look so yummy! I have been trying to lose weight this summer and veggies have been a mainstay! Those lemons look so bright and cheerful! Nothing like straight from the garden!

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  3. Your tomatoes are looking great, we have just had some cherry tomatoes ready to be picked, my green peppers are doing very well this year. I love the corn, I don't do much fresh beets but do eat the canned.

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  4. I love stopping at farm stands and buying all those lovely fruits and veggies. Peaches are out now.. and they are fantastic! Enjoy!!
    xoxo
    vivian

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