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Sunday, September 24, 2006

Grilled lamb, figs, and peppers

Another fine meal outside on the deck in late September. We grilled up a lamb steak, fresh brown turkey figs, and italian grilling peppers. Served with a zucchini stir fry and a tossed green salad. Yummy.

Saturday, September 23, 2006


We had the chickens out the other night and Lola the cat started to stalk them. I was oh so worried about the chickens' safety, but le hubby kept saying that they were much bigger than Lola and they would be fine. Turns out he was right, but couldn't a fluke thing happen? She seemed so intent on getting one of them...

Friday, September 15, 2006

Pork Loin with Figs, Apples and Onions

The other night we had a delightful dinner: a tossed salad with homegrown tomatoes:

And then the wonderful pork loin stuffed with figs, apples, and onions. The figs and apples were from our garden. A fig sauce made with dried figs from last year's harvest provided a sweet and juicy addition to the pork:

Here's a photo of the entire dinner...are the beauregard yams in the photo too? No, darn, they are just off-screen...

Friday, September 08, 2006

Friday Photos

Here are Buffy and Lacey near the asparagus patch:

And here is the Chicken Wrangler Extraordinaire aka Annie:

Monday, September 04, 2006

Fig and Plum Kuchen

I have made two kuchens in the last two days, following the recipe from the Alpineberry blog. Le Hubby has especially enjoyed these desserts made from our fresh brown turkey figs and french prune plums.

Friday, September 01, 2006

Friday Photos

Ripe Cox's Orange Pippin Apples

Double Delight Rose

A Dahlia.