Garden Galette

For those of you who don’t know, Galette is a fancy name for a “rustic” tart. And a “rustic” tart is a fancy way of saying I’m too lazy to break out the pie pan….. ok maybe that’s not entirely true but we all get so hung up on using…

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Morning Glory Zucchini Bread

Morning Glory Zucchini Bread

I recently heard a very amusing conversation occur between a father and his young son at a festival I recently attended. It went something like this.  “Dad! Look at that zucchini! It’s huge! We should buy it!” “No no son, you don’t buy zucchini, you wait for your gardening neighbors to pass…

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30+ Garden Fresh Recipes

Growing vegetables can be a very rewarding hobby. Obviously you get great produce out of the gig but you also learn to be patient and attentive to the little things in life. For me, I find it therapeutic and calming as well.  The only dilemma is, what do you do…

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Blackberry Zucchini Muffins

I told you I was dabbling in baking! One of my favorite things are earth is a fresh blue berry muffin…. with real bluberries. Fresh picked if you have access. I may not have had access to blueberries when this muffin craving came on, but I did have a ton…

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Meanwhile, Back at the Garden. August 2015

“So how’s your garden going, Malia?” “Terrible! Just Terrible!!” I know right? Woe, is me. Nothing is growing in my garden…. ok that’s obviously not true. Nothing is growing according to plan….. hmmmmm also not true. Nothing is growing according to expectation. A ha! That’s the one! Man it’s been…

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Summer Veggie Tart

I don’t know about you but this is the part of the year where tomatoes and squash seem to end up in every meal somehow. Yes, finally, the veggie explosion has happened here! Hallelujah! I was starting to wonder/worry if it would. But now it’s here and I find myself wonder/worrying…

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Zucchini Pizza Bites

Got a lot of zucchini? Here’s one way to make them disappear a little quicker! Seriously, these are so tasty! If you’re on your own, they make a great lunch! If you’ve got a family to feed, turn a couple zucchini into these as a dinner side and watch them disappear!…

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Summer Squash Breakfast Hash

Summer Squash Breakfast Hash. A delicious and healthy way to enjoy your squash in the morning! Small Town Girl Blog.

This is the best breakfast ever!! Seriously. Turning squash into hash browns is healthy, flavorful, and down right awesome!! I didn’t know how much I liked squash until this summer. It’s been a very slow and steady journey over the years but I think I’m finally finding my squash voice.…

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Sun, Rum, and Tomatoes

The sun finally came out last week. Wednesday was nearly 90! I knew it wasn’t going to last so I raced home after work to get some veggies going in the garden. First, I got trellis netting for my pea stakes. In the past I’ve hand strung lines of twine…

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