Do it Yourself Projects  

Squash blossoms are covering my yard this year so I finally decided to try my hand at the very "Italian" treat - fried squash blossoms. There's lots of recipes on the internet. I loved the light batter that used seltzer - not water . Stuffed with goat cheese and homemade pesto - these were irrisistable!

Rosemary Infused Olive Oil

Don't Throw Out those Pepitas!

Have you already discarded those icky, sticky pumpkin guts? If not, why not consider harvesting the “Pepitas” (Spanish for little squash seeds) to save for next year’s crop and roast some for a delicious, nutritious snack. Here’s a little montage to get you started: