Last night we had a little gathering...our first BBQ of the summer! We had a blast, Elizabeth made this great asian slaw...(I need to ask her for the recipe) Jenna made a salad with the bounty of our community garden! Fresh lettuce is so yummy!
We had burgers and spiked lemonade, blackberry crisp with vanilla ice cream and lots of laughs. The mosquitoes were fended off by yard spray. The dogs next door were quiet. The weather was cool but not too chilly. All was right with the backyard BBQ gods!
Here's the view from the back of the yard...Rob took this one.

here's some recipies

Jenna's Dressing
1/2c olive oil
1/3c balsamic vinegar
3 cloves minced garlic
1/2tsp salt
1 tablespoon fresh herb(take your pick...chives, basil, thyme, parsley)

Combine! Great on lettuce with dates and walnuts!

Blackberrry+Blueberry Crisp

1 1/2lb frozen blackberries
1/2lb frozen blueberries
juice of one lemon

2 sticks butter
1 1/2c flour
1 1/2c sugar
3/4c oats
1 tsp cinnamon
-Preheat oven to 375F.
-Combine first group of ingredients in a 13"x9" glass baking dish and set aside.
-Melt the two sticks of butter in microwave.
-In a medium bowl combine all the dry ingredientsand stir.
-Stir in the melted butter and combine thouroughly. This will form a clumpy dough.
-Crumble the dough evenly over the fruit and bake for 40-45 minutes. Until the topping is a light golden brown.
Serve with Vanilla Ice Cream
Serves 12

Coming soon...Elizabeth's asian slaw.


At 10:14 PM, Anonymous nat n harv said...

How Pretty! looks like fun gang.....!?


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