This is a journal of my vegetable gardens. Skippy was my first dog and he thought the garden was his, even though I did all the work. But Skippy always stood by me and was a great friend. Now Suzie and Charley follow in his footsteps and garden with me. We're located near Boston (USDA zone 6A). I have a community plot, a backyard vegetable garden, fruit trees and berry bushes, chickens and bees. I use sustainable organic methods and do my best to grow all of my family's vegetables myself.

Friday, October 09, 2015

today's harvest

harvest IMG_4288 Lettuce, bok choi and herb fennel. What do I do with all that fennel herb?! I bought is not realizing that bulb fennel and herb fennel are different.

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Blogger ValHalla said...

Infuse vodka with it to make an Italian liqueur called Finocchietto (a bit like limoncello, just with fennel).
You could make a pesto with it.
Roast whole fish on the grill atop it (or wrap fish and bake in the oven) I always freeze some to make stock with. If you can get shake some pollen from the flowers, it is nice to have on hand. enjoy!

October 21, 2015 12:03 PM

Blogger kathy said...

Wow! This sounds wonderful. Its mostly dried now, but I can give them a try anyway.

October 21, 2015 12:17 PM


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