Tuesday, August 1, 2017

August Food and Recipe Basket

What's In Season and How Do I Use It?

August in Texas is hot and sometimes dry. Often times our gardens really suffer from the heat, but there are some vegetables that continue to produce during this time. This year we have been blessed with more rain so our gardens are doing very well and the farmers markets are packed out with wonderful selections of fruits and vegetables. We are still getting some of the all time summer producers, like tomatoes, cucumbers, and melons. We do have some great vegetables that are in season for the month of August.


August Food and Recipe Basket at Miz Helen's Country Cottage





The Vegetables In Our Basket This Month
Squash, Corn, Okra, and Green Chilies
Great Preserving and Canning Recipes


We Will Be Starting With Squash















We Love Our Corn








Okra




Green Chilies


Hatch Green Chilies Tutorial and Stuffed Green Chilies


Green Chili Chop Steak


Green Chili Burger with Hot Chili Sauce


Pulled Pork Green Chili Burrito



Slow Cooker Green Chili Stew


Canning and Preserving

By Mid to Late August Our Canning and Preserving Is In Full Swing
These Are Just A Few Of Our Favorites For The Summer Harvest

Grandmothers Chow Chow


Canned Stewed Tomatoes


Pickled Beets


Garden To Table Canned Salsa


Strawberry Jalapeno Jam


Spicy Blackberry Jam


I am so happy that you could stop by and look at all the seasonal items in our August Food and Recipe Basket. I am looking forward to this month it looks like we will have some delicious food to choose from. Hope you enjoy your garden harvest and all the wonderful produce that you pick up at your farmers market. Have a fantastic week and come back to see us real soon!
Peace and Joy
Miz Helen



3 comments:

  1. We have been eating a lot of squash too Miz Helen and your zucchini galette is a summer favorite, I make it all the time! Enjoy all those garden goodies!
    Jenna

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  2. Wow, what wonderful goodies you get from your garden, Miz Helen! You are always busy in your kitchen.

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  3. I am envious of your garden!! Beautiful food! Thanks for sharing at the What's for Dinner link up!

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