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:
And scrubbed up:
Here’s a garden grub dinner: carrots, zucchini fritters, and cucumber salad.
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.
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:
And then a blueberry buckle:
I love summer cooking!