and how does this relate to a gardening blog?
Free Produce ;)
My mom was just here visiting . On one of our coffee shop trips a sweet lady came in offering bags of Figs from her garden, for free..of course I took one and they were awesome :)
Its been a rainy day here today, I mean seriously rainy, so a good time to catch up with blogging
and for cooking up this monster Zucchini , also a freebie from the Medical supply shop where we had borrowed a wheelchair…
They had a wheel barrel full of them , once we chatted with the staff and got the story where they were from, we grabbed one , it is one of the veggies I didn’t grow this year :)
Today was the perfect day to chop it up and try a new soup recipe….yes soup in the middle of summer , it felt like the right thing to do ..
and let me tell you , it was good ;)
Here’s the recipe:
5 lbs. of Zucchini chopped
3-4 medium Onions chopped
6 Garlic cloves sliced
2 Chili peppers, chopped fine
1 cup Chicken Bouillon
Fresh Rosemary – I just grabbed several sprigs
Fresh Basil & Oregano- I didnt measure, just used a handful of basil and maybe a Tbsp. of oregano
Salt & Pepper
Combine zucchini , onions , garlic and rosemary, toss with olive oil and roast in a 375 oven till tender and just staring to brown, approx. 40 min. Discard rosemary stems. Puree vegetables, I used our blender , with herbs, chili peppers and bouillon , season to taste. reheat if necessary
I served this with Creme Fraiche and diced tomatoes.