Sunday, July 28, 2013

Jeff's "Holy Mackerel"!

I love our Market potluck socials for tons of reasons. The locavores, location, children, talk, networking, education, the firepit (even in summer), the music, light spirits, and the food.  Speaking of which: First, let me say that I don't eat mackerel. I used to fish for it and we always threw them back.  That said:  My favorite potluck food this week (which tied with the vegan dumplings from Rolling Oats) was

Eating what’s “hot” when it’s hot!

Interested in hot weather vegetables for your St. Petersburg garden? This blog post from August 2010 bears repeating again this summer.  
Red Malabar Spinach
Silver Queen Okra

Spinach Salad--Fresh From Our Summer Garden

Nathan made this wonderful last minute salad the other night and used the delicious chunky ginger & garlic dressing that I cannot stopping promoting. Needless to say, I put a little dressing on my steak...
This simple salad included some Okinawa spinach, Moluccan spinach, and a dash of