Summer Bounty Recipe Box

We have been having a VERY strange summer here. It’s been lovely. Like really nice, pleasant, only hot every now and again, rain every few days. Sounds great, right? Definitely NOT the Mid-Atlantic summer I’m used to. Predictably my Mid-Atlantic garden is having a mixed reaction. Some plants are LOVING it (i.e. zucchini and cucumbers), others are okay, but sort of underwhelming in production (tomatoes) and still others fell to the Japanese beetles that seem to enjoy this weather very much (beans). Our garden haul is predictably unpredicted. I’ve heard lots of folks reflecting on the same problem, with the bounty varying according to their region Thought I’d do a little roundup for YOUR garden bounty.

Cukes and Zukes

1. Indian Summer Cold Sesame Noodles

2. Easy Refrigerator Dills

3. Sweet and Sour Cucumbers

4. Zucchini-Carrot Slaw w/Cumin and Lime

5. Raw Vegan Womanicotti

6. Half Raw Stir Fry



1. Herbed Sweet Tomatoes and Rice

2. Dairy Free Tomatoes and Mozarella

3. Grilled Corn and Fresh Tomato Summer Crudo




1. Warm Potato Salad with Miso Dressing

2. Coconut Curry with Green Beans, Potatoes, and Kale

3. Pakistani Lentil Kima


Wow. That was fun! I am now officially out of my cooking rut – hope you are too, and that your garden or farm market continues to rock it out! Delish fresh food!

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