Tuesday, August 19, 2008

So Easy

Basil leaves harvested and picked. Tonight my daughters and I made pesto for the first time ever!

More photos of garden delights here.

Now we are going to go walk in the rain. The rain!!

Delicious air, wonderful wetness, fresh.


deanna said...

Congratulations! Mm, pesto. (It's good on pizza, as we know from trips to Izzy's, but now I'll have to find gluten-free recipes.)

You look happy and cute. :o)

Wandering Coyote said...

We had rain, too! Now I see FOG! FOG! I never thought I'd be so glad to see FOG!

I have a ton of basil I need to make pesto out of, too. Now that you've no doubt seen how simple it is, you'll never go back!

His Love is the Theme of My Song said...

So, how did it turn out? Your basil looks so beautiful! Enjoy these COOLER summer days!

Cherie said...

Deanna - and cute, huh. :D I look happy because Caroline and I had just had an enjoyable time on the patio picking leaves and talking. She took this photo. Hope you find a good recipe for yourself!

WC - I know - glad to see FOG. That shows how hot it's been. And YES, it's so easy and I will never go back. I even froze some in ice cube trays to freeze, an idea I saw in your blog comments. Thanks!

HLITTOMS: It turned out pretty and tastes good. We're going to have some of it for lunch on pasta and that will tell the tale. I'll let you know. :)

Anonymous said...

Your basil is PERFECT! You do look pleased in the photo for good reason. Your pesto photo on your other blog has me searching my cupboards for some pasta. Well done!

tshsmom said...

We MUST get our yard re-arranged so we can start gardening again! I miss my herbs...and tomatoes...and chard...and beets...and squash....*sigh*.

cecily said...

That basil looks amazing! Between sheep and neglect mine did not fare so well last year. But soon, soon it will be spring and I will start again! Enjoy!

Cherie said...

Hi Annie! You always make me smile. I hope you found some good pasta and pesto and enjoyed it - thoroughly!

TSHS: Yes, yes, yes, you must re-arrange. Like you don't have enough projects. It'll get done. You'll see to it.

Cecily: I have to tell you I've used your beet salad recipe twice now. Your garden from last year was an inspiration for my garden this year. Just so you know. ; )

We didn't have Clive to counteract things - but still, he's sooo cute!