What Does A Coffee & Medical Supply Shop have in Common?

and how does this relate to a gardening blog?

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Free Produce 😉

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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 🙂

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Its been a rainy day here today, I mean seriously rainy, so a good time to catch up with blogging

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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 🙂

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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 ..

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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

Olive Oil

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.

8 thoughts on “What Does A Coffee & Medical Supply Shop have in Common?

  1. Looks tasty! Only in Sidney would you get fresh produce when you go to a medical supply place (definitely wouldn’t get that in Calgary).

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