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Finally Enjoying the Fruits of my Labor

Category: Pianolady's Gardens | Posted: Sun Aug 11, 2013 12:02 am

Finally the tomatoes are turning red! So we had homemade pizza last night, and I made pesto today with my basil. Cherry pie too, and started freezing tomatoes and peppers today. So it's been good eating in our household this weekend.

Organized the freezer today. I gave away a bunch of cherries to my friends, so I'm down to 56 pounds of pitted cherries...still plenty for the winter. I almost got them all to fit into the drawer.


Just the start of my tomatoes/pepper freezing. I also freeze beans, looks like I'll actually have some this year. The jars are cherries too.


Tried a pesto recipe for dinner, turned some of it into a mayo spread for sandwiches, it was pretty good & something I'd never done. May make pasta tomorrow with the leftover. A good way to use the basil in my herb garden. The recipe used 4 cups of basil!


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Netty wrote on Sun Aug 11, 2013 12:52 am:


That is fantastic! I am waiting patiently for the first Beefsteaks to turn red. Already bought the bacon ;)




 

Pianolady wrote on Sun Aug 11, 2013 12:55 am:


We gave in and had BLTs with Early Girls, not quite the same. Still waiting & looking forward to the Beefsteaks here too.




 

eileen wrote on Sun Aug 11, 2013 9:45 am:


I'm still waiting for my tomatoes to grow some and turn red but they're getting there slowly.

I wish I could say my cherry tree produced lots of fruit this year but, sadly, I could count them on one hand!!




 

Chrisle wrote on Sun Aug 11, 2013 10:21 am:


Mmmm my goodness, everything looks so good!
Can't grow cherries here, and I love cherries. Still waiting on my tomatoes to turn red. I hope they ripen on the vine soon as "Mr. Frost" is just around the corner.




Cayuga Morning wrote on Sun Aug 11, 2013 6:13 pm:


Wow! What a bounty PL!!





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