Ricotta-Stuffed Zucchini Blossoms

My garden is THRIVING right now and I have barely been around to take pleasure in the day to day progress. While it’s only an 8×6 plot of land, managing the veggies has been quite an adventure over the past three years. While my thumb is definitely getting greener, the zucchini plant never ceases to overwhelm me. Have you watched a zucchini plant grow in a garden? The tiny little leafed plant turned into a monster overnight; something resembling a plant from the Little Shop of Horrors.   Every summer I'm overwhelmed and fearful.  Last … [Read more...]

Cherishing Your Overgrown Experience with Your Kids

Gardening is about enjoying the smell of things growing in the soil, getting dirty without feeling guilty, and generally taking the time to soak up a little peace and serenity.  ~Lindley Karstens Exactly two months ago, my family and I set out to plant our garden with Pop Pop.  It’s our annual kick off to summer ritual.  Based on past experiences, we thought we were being very wise in that we only planted what we suspected we’d use, not what sounded good at the plant store.  We had a grand time and talked about the different MyJudytheFoodie … [Read more...]