Well today officially kicks off the Summer season! It has certainly felt like Summer for several weeks here in western Kentucky though LOL
The produce is coming in well now and we have been picking our cucumbers, squash and zucchini!!! Most of it has went toward our ever boiling pot for canning!!! This lady is one canning machine LOLOLOL
The kitchen as produced already: strawberry jam, strawberry jalapeno jam, blueberry jam, blueberry jalapeno jam, zucchini relish, dill relish, dandelion jelly and so much more!!! To say I am tired is an understatement HAHA
Here's a little sample of what we have been making ALL FROM LOCAL PRODUCE!!!
Our homemade from local strawberries, Strawberry Jalapeno Jam is perfect with cream cheese and crackers!! YUMMO! You won't be able to eat just one!
Dandelion Jelly is like tasty sunshine and honey!!! So much work to make it, but so worth it!
We would like to say a great BIG THANK YOU to all those who came to the store last week for our Annual Blueberry Bash!!! WE greatly appreciate our customers continued support of our small family owned business!!!!
This week we are concentrating on our WEBSHOP!!! Be sure to go shop all the NEW items that we have added! If you are LOCAL, be sure to choose STORE PICK UP for free!!!
Here's a link to go directly to our SHOP
Be sure to stop by this week and grab some of our local produce! Don't forget to pick up our in-house seasoning blends for your grilling needs!!! They are SO DELISH!!!
Speaking of eating here is this week's recipe!!
Cherry Tomato Basil Salad
Make this cherry tomato basil salad for a dish that’s healthy and loaded with flavor! Featuring mouthwatering mozzarella cheese, fresh vegetables, and a basil oil dressing, this salad is great with an entrée or by itself!
1/4 C. olive oil
3-4 basil leaves
Squeeze of lemon
1 pint cherry tomatoes sliced in half
2/3 C. fresh mozzarella cubed
Drizzle of balsamic vinegar
Salt & pepper
First, chop 3 or 4 basil leaves. Place most of the basil in a mixing bowl, saving some for later.
Pour 1/4 cup olive oil into the mixing bowl with the fresh basil.
Squeeze lemon juice into basil mixture.
In a separate bowl, toss together cherry tomatoes sliced in half, cubed fresh mozzarella, and the remaining sliced basil. Add salt and pepper to taste.
Drizzle basil dressing over the salad, saving more for later if you wish.
Add a splash of balsamic vinegar.
Store leftovers in the refrigerator.
Well time to sign off for this weeks blog.
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