The summer-like weather here in PA has been causing major bloggers' block for me. I'm stumped about something to post, and I just haven't felt like being online much. We spent much of yesterday in and around water, down at the local creek and then at the university's water fountain, which Soren loves to play in. This photo is from last fall.
My guess is that many of you forgo your online life once the weather becomes too delicious to bear.
Our garden is still faring well, though the pesky town sparrows have been tearing apart my pea plants.
Not sure why they want to perch on and peck them every evening. There aren't even any peas on them yet, though I've spotted some blossoms.
We're drowning in lettuce, despite twice-daily salads.
The swiss chard is doing really well, and we had some last night for dinner.
I rinsed it off, spun it in the salad spinner
I chopped 3 cloves of garlic and sauteed them in a bit of olive oil and a pat of butter. I added some pecans too, toasting them to release the nutty flavor.
Then I added the chard and cooked it until it was slightly wilted. I added a dash of Worcestershire sauce and a splash of wine. Incidentally, I love this stuff!
I never thought I'd be a boxed wine type of gal.
I served the chard with some brown rice and, you guessed it, more salad.
Delicious and really great for you. Eat your greens friends!