more greens.

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Radishes, crunchy salad turnips, red head lettuce, spinach, endive, chard, broccoli raab, arugula, basil, mint… life is pretty good. My trip to see my parents threw off my farm pick-up schedule, so yesterday I went and gathered about half the week’s offerings (in quantity) so that Tuesday I’ll be ready for more.

The (enormous) head of endive and what was left of last week’s kale went into a gratin with red potatoes and sweet potatoes, cheddar, and a sauce made of milk, flour, onions and garlic. Here’s a close up:

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Yum. I barely made a dent in this 9×9 pan of deliciousness, which means I have plenty of leftovers to enjoy.

Also, greens are starting to show up in my second stripey sleeve:

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I am so excited to join the body and sleeves together and begin work on the yoke. Maybe I’ll get that far today…

Unrelated, but thought you might enjoy seeing Boh and his dear friend Coltrane resting on my floor after some d-o-g-p-a-r-k playtime:

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What are you up to today? Over here, no-knead bread is rising, my knitting is calling, and Boh and I have plans for a long stroll along a creek near our house. My WWKIP day activities are being delayed until Tuesday night– an inaugural meeting of what may become my summer knitting group.

Happy weekend!

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3 thoughts on “more greens.

  1. Coltrane? Perfect dog name. He looks smooth, hehe.

    It sounds like you have a lovely day planned. J and I are heading to a few yard sales, then I intend to come home and spend the day knitting, with a little spinning thrown in for good measure. Enjoy your day!

  2. Delicious! Sounds like a lovely summer weekend you have planned … I, on the other hand, am still beholden to the beast that is incomplete coursework. And feel a bit like Coltrane and Boh. Enjoy the leftovers!

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