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Ribeye, sous vide and grilled again

Pizza fixings

Pizza #1 - veggie

Pizza #2 - sausage and mushroom

The finished product

Semolina torpedo loaf

The start of the tomato tsunami

Fish and green things

Arugula flowers

Purple tomatoes getting ripe

Lots of tomato blossoms

Beets

About to release the bugs

Free at last

Not straying too far yet

Another rib eye, Okinawa yam, and asparagus

Couldn't ID this one

Bug eyed

More fish and colorful salad

House finch

More pizzas!

Lunchtime

Duck egg pasta

Hooded oriele

Hooded oriele










Nectarine blossoms

Nectarine blossoms

Fuzzy flowers

Planting tomatoes and peppers

Ladybug on the arugula

Blackberry blossoms

Transplanting the basil outside

Firing up the grill

Dry rub applied to the rack

Coming along nicely

Ready to serve

Callas in the back corner

Always meditative

Cornish game hens and raddichio

Game hens on the plate

Cornbread too

Argula starts

Microgreens

Garlic experiment

Spinach sprouting

Jasmine by the back door

Jasmine

Nectarine blossoms

Nectarine blossoms

Lemons on the front tree

Lavendar

Lavendar

Can't remember what this one's called

Almost like micro-hydrangeas

Deep dish, ready for the oven

Cooling

Kale joins the mix

More jasmine

Deep purple

More callas

Grape leaves filling in

Filling in for the year

10-seed bread

Arugula blossoms

Lime leaves, post-rain

Nectarine blossoms

Nectarine blossoms

Spinach getting bigger

Our garden enmy

Trying to get away

New fridge, not needing manual defrosting every three days

It fits!

Chimney cap about to be installed

The target chimney

Concrete drilling is the best

Cage semi-secured

The finished product

Blending in

Ready to start weathering

Potato bread

Duck, trussed and ready to rotate

Duck, fresh from the grill

Ready to chow down

Duck on the plate

Home hair care

Salon fresh

Another deep dish effort

Ready to transplant

Settling in

In the shadows

Basil getting established

Dove on the planter

Deep intelligence

Salmon and other treats

Making a lot of noise

A little grooming

Very noisy

Ready to take off

Scallops and sides

Another nice dinner

Dry-aged ribeye

Duck breast and couscous

Fresh tuna and veggies

Tuna and curry on the plate

Tuna and veggie curry

Challah

Red white and green

Now with blue

Spreading nicely in the front

Reaching skyward

Up on the backyard wire

Almost time to leave

Mango blossoms

Blackberries

Our first real harvest of the year

Last of the jasmine blooms

Tomatoes taking over the back yard

Lots of greens

Missed the hummingbird

More buds

 

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