Tuesday, August 24, 2010

The waiting game

I was prepared to have my garden in by may, but with all the rain, it was to hard to plant in dirt clods. My husband tilled and tilled..... finally, by early July I was waiting no longer and planted.

Not to bad for a late start!

Still waiting though.
I love living out here. Sometimes I feel like little house on the prairie
Laura is that you?

Oh Charles! I think your tractors sexy!
Thankfully though I don't have to walk for miles to get fresh berries. Thorny little boogers these were, but delicious.

And the kids always seem to find something they enjoy.

As I wait for the harvest of my garden, I can enjoy every little thing my eyes can see, and appreciate what's been given to me now. Not looking far ahead, but living right now, right here.

I am blessed to have so many people share there garden treats with me, it's my privilege to share this with you.
(this is perfect for those of you with huge zucchini you don't know what to do with)

Harvest bread

3 eggs
1 3/4 sugar
1 cup mashed peaches(after mashing strain liquid)
2 tsp vanilla
1 cup grated zucchini
1 cup grated carrot
2 cups all purpose flour
1 cup whole wheat pastry flour
1 tsp salt
2 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
1/4 cup toasted almonds(or whatever nut or no nut you like)
1 cup crushed pineapple

Heat oven to 350

Beat eggs in a large bowl until light and foamy. Add mashed peaches, sugar, zucchini, and vanilla. Gently mix, but well. In medium bowl add flour, salt, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon, and nuts. Slowly mix dry ingredients with wet. (don't over mix) Add the crushed pineapple and fold in.

Pour equally into 2 1.5 qt loaf pans sprayed with cooking spray. Bake 45 min or until golden and toothpick insert comes out clean. Let cool, no more waiting, and enjoy

Looks like he's waiting for water:|


  1. Thanks Ange,I needed to be reminded of how blessed I am to live out here and be thankful today for what I have now and not what I don't have:) Love your posts and your garden is beautiful

  2. That dress looks all to familiar. I've started hiding Gigi's in the back of her drawer. Shh...don't tell.

  3. Wow this bread sounds amazing! I can't wait to try it:)

  4. This bread sounds so flavorful! I can imagine how tempting it was when newly baked. And I envy your garden, how lucky you are!