Blueberry Basil Mojitos

What’s better on a hot summer day than a refreshing cocktail? As you know, Scott and I like to use fresh ingredients from our backyard garden to create new recipes. We currently have an abundance of basil, so I decided to make a basil mojito, instead of using the traditional mint. Our thoughtful, generous neighbors … More Blueberry Basil Mojitos

Melon Mixers

We had a beautiful, ripe watermelon in our garden, so I asked Scott to bring it in and cut it up. Scott’s parents were visiting from Massachusetts, and his mom suggested that we make some fun cocktails with the watermelon and other things in our garden. Here’s what we came up with: The Basil Melon … More Melon Mixers

Garden Veggie Soup

Last week, temperatures dropped below 90 degrees, which basically felt like the beginning of fall. I took the opportunity to make some delicious soup with lots of vegetables from our garden. The temperature is back up to the 90’s this week, so the leftovers are all in the freezer. We’ll enjoy them in the fall! … More Garden Veggie Soup