Thursday, June 9, 2011

Garden Goodness

I went out to the garden to pick these
and was momentarily blinded by these.
Aren't they beautiful?
Our first crop ever.
From these five trees.
Sigh.  God is good.
On another note:  Garlic fries.  Kahuna and I shared a stack of these at the San Francisco Giants game the other night.  I've never made them myself.  Have you?  The closest I've come is these garlic mashed potatoes.  But I'd love to give the fries a try.
Because we have plenty of this (garlic).  Which could use a little weeding, I'm just now noticing.

I'll get right on it.  Right after I try a new recipe for strawberry shortcake.  See replies to post, below, for strawberry shortcake ideas.

9 Comments:

Blogger Joanne said...

Between the garlic fries and the cherries, I don't know which I want more!

June 9, 2011 at 6:18 PM  
Blogger Meg said...

Oh I'm so jealous of your artichokes! We got one very happy plant this year, and just picked up another one two weeks ago. I hope next year we will at least have a few. And your cherries are beautiful! I still have another year or two to wait for mine. :)

June 9, 2011 at 6:34 PM  
Blogger ~~louise~~ said...

Now those are some gorgeous cherries, Lynn!!!

However, what I am truly in awe of is that perfect thistle. I've never grown artichokes, I'm not even sure they grow here, but I sure would LOVE to give it go after seeing THAT!!!

As for the garlic, you can send any you don't need this way:) Oh who am I kidding, who doesn't need garlic!!!

Thanks for sharing, Lynn...

June 9, 2011 at 7:00 PM  
Blogger Sue said...

I am so envious for those cherries, we have tried to grow them but with not much success. Would love to have a recipe for garlic fries. Thanks for sharrng.
Sue

June 10, 2011 at 5:03 AM  
Blogger Farm Girl said...

Your trees and your garden looks wonderful, you have such nice cherries.
I have never had garlic fries. They look wonderful though.

June 10, 2011 at 7:19 AM  
Blogger Steve Finnell said...

you are invited to follow my blog

June 14, 2011 at 4:23 AM  
Blogger Donna @ The House on the Corner said...

I LOVE potatoes just about any way you can cook them but I've never had garlic fries and I think I need to!

I've already spoken to the husband about putting garlic in our next gardening effort!

June 15, 2011 at 5:25 PM  
Blogger ~~louise~~ said...

Hi Lynn,
We're playing the picnic game over at my blog. I sure wish you would join us. It's shaping up to be one heck of a picnic!!!

June 19, 2011 at 8:28 AM  
Blogger teresa said...

the cherries are so pretty!

June 19, 2011 at 3:01 PM  

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