Thursday, July 10, 2008

home grown goodness

A quick peak of what I harvested from the garden this morning. I'm hoping JQ, G-tot, and I can go on a picnic this evening and what better way then to eat what we've grown. The two heads of broccoli will be mixed with some sharp cheddar, red onions, and a sweet mayo based dressing for a killer salad. I'll make a big tossed salad for JQ and I out of the Baby Bibb lettuce. The jalapeños will be added with the others I picked earlier in the week, stuffed with cream cheese, wrapped in bacon and grilled. I'll make some cilantro lime rice—from the cilantro of course. The green onions will get diced for the salad and trimmed to munch on with a little dip. Add some fried chicken that I'll make once I get to the meat market and I'd say we've got ourselves a picnic. I'll have to toss in some mandarin oranges for G-tot—since he can't eat the tossed salad or the jalapeños.

7 comments:

Cindy said...

YUM!!!!!!!!!

Blogarita said...

That'll be one yummy picnic!

Nobody™ said...

I love broccoli, but you shouldn't ruin it by putting dressing on it. Dipping it in ranch is acceptable, if necessary.

My favorite way to eat it is to stir-fry it in a nice hot frying pan with butter. Yum.

❉ pixie ❉ said...

cindy—The tomatoes are still green and the cukes aren't quite big enough yet or I'd toss those in to.

blogarita—I hope so!

nobody—Oh no, this is awesome. Not to much of the dressing, just enough to coat it. The combination of flavors is fantastic. Of course, your way sounds yummy too…but I'll be doing it my way.

Christina said...

Oh my gosh, I am so hungry just reading about your dinner plans! Have a great time!

Naynayfazz said...

Sounds delicioso! Take some pictures!

❉ pixie ❉ said...

christina—We did!

naynay—Absolutely