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The garden is lavishly producing zucchini now, and I’ve also gotten cucumbers, tomatoes, and carrots.  The carrots were packed way too tightly together so I decided I needed to think them. To my surprise I actually got quite a few that were a nice enough size to eat. Look! Real carrots! (These are my first successful carrots, so I’m pretty excited.) Here’s a victorious handful:
Carrots!
And scrubbed up:
More carrots

Here’s a garden grub dinner: carrots, zucchini fritters, and cucumber salad.
A garden grub dinner
I’ve been tossing the zucchini in almost everything. Here I sliced it and put it on some focaccia for a delicious special summer lunch.
More Garden Grub
It’s unfortunate that really the way I love all my summer produce best is wrapped up in cakes. Here’s what I did with my blueberries, made a hasty strawberry-blueberry pie:
Sloppy Hasty Strawberry Pie
And then a blueberry buckle:
Blueberry Buckle

 

I love summer cooking!

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About Sarah

A former librarian who is still passionate about ya lit, I'm raising my beautiful son and daughter in a gorgeous spot of New Jersey, where we raise chickens and love the outdoors. I try to find enough time to indulge all my hobbies-cookings, photography, gardening, sewing, and I write about it all on my book blog, personal blog, and photo of the day blog.

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  1. I had my first successful carrots last year..they were the best! everything looks wonderful!

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