All my ways to use up those peaches before they go to the birds…
How to fancy up that cocktail hour.
Are you sick of peach recipes yet? Me, too! Nonetheless, here’s another fresh way to use up those peaches.
My tea drawer selection ranges from the ordinary to extraordinary. Full disclosure: we reach for the ordinary way more than the extraordinary.
My first try with this new technique was ten lavender buds on a microwave-safe plate for five minutes on high—yeah, that was too much time. The kitchen smelled of burnt/fried greens, kinda like Barbie being roasted in a campfire.
Recently, my newly planted lemon verbena plants were “flourishing” almost too much. There were stalks shooting out in every direction, and the whole thing looked a bit unruly. So, I decided give my plants a little trim (no blow-out needed). I simply snipped the stalks at exactly the same height throughout each plant, leaving me with a bundle of lemon verbena leaves that smelled so delicious,
A quick stroll through my garden — this summer we are enjoying many varieties of tomatoes, stone fruit, herbs and greens, and anxiously awaiting arrival of eggplant, corn, yellow heirloom bell peppers and more! Editing and Motion Graphics by Matt Walla.