I cut the chard back a few weeks ago. It was looking rather ragged after the summer heat. I think the hot weather makes it more bitter than usual so I hadn’t been picking any.
It’s very happy with the cool weather now and is coming back nicely.
It will grow all winter if I let it. I dug it … Continue reading.....
Now that the weather is cool the chard is coming back.
Some of the tomatoes are struggling to ripen but the Roma’s are thriving.
Also, now that the weather is cool, I’m willing to use my oven again.
As I can’t abide having anything go to waste we are eating a lot of tomato – chard soup for lunch.
And … Continue reading.....
This is the last chard gratin.
It’s also the last of the chard for the season
I’ve made a lot of chard dishes this summer; I’ve made a lot of chard gratins this summer.
This one was the best.
We liked it so much that I made it twice more before the chard was finished. It’s not significantly different … Continue reading.....
This is one of those dishes that turned out well even though I went at it all wrong.
I’ve been doing that lately. I blame it on the dogs, but more about that later….
I got the idea from Anneli at Delicieux and her Chard Panade.
As usual, I read the recipe, liked it, decided to make it and … Continue reading.....
First, let me just say that there was a nettle in my garden today.
We’ve had nettles in the woods, but never in my garden.
With all the rain we’ve had the past two weeks, the weeds along the fence have gotten rather high. I decided it was time to tidy up.
I’d made my way around the entire garden … Continue reading.....