When I started these posts, I was a little worried about having enough content. After my first two or three entries, however, I now struggle with CUTTING enough content to avoid overwhelming our reading friends with too much information! This week was certainly another struggle. Included in today’s post will be information about the bargain eggs at St. Francis of the Woods on Highway 33, the opening of the Edmond Farmer’s Market and some treasures I found there, a beautiful olive oil, tea and vinegar shop in Edmond, broccoli and why it bolts, and…101 ways to cook with spinach. Okay, I’m joking about the spinach – I’m just sharing one way. If I were going to write a book on 101 ways of anything right now, it would be, “101 ways to pack 12 gallons of cleaned lettuce in your refrigerator.” We’ll get to that. But first, my journey to St. Francis of the Woods… Continue reading My Little Victory Garden, Entry Nine: Gimme a Little Quiche!→
Sunday night I’m standing over the sink washing my “first fruits” of the Black Seeded Simpson heirloom lettuce from my garden. I’m probably drooling because there is just nothing quite as tender and mild as a first bite of the first cut from garden greens. I rinse the leaves, put them in a big bowl, cover them with cold water, and began dreaming about my first salad. I already have my Cordero Farms Sweet Italian sausage browning on the stove and my mission tonight is a beautiful ravioli dinner.
Here’s the story of how I made the dinner, how I visited Cordero Farms and loved on some lambs, and how I enjoyed a few moments with new friends of the RDC: