Grow Your Own Roundup #43

Welcome to the roundup for the 43rd Grow Your Own event. Created by Andrea of Andrea’s Recipes, Grow Your Own is now in its fourth year! It was wonderful to host in July, I received submissions from all over the world and met several bloggers new to the event.

Our summer has been cool so far, so my garden is a little behind. I see some of the tomatoes are out, but the heirloom plants I put in back in April have yet to set fruit. My herbs are quite happy, the cooler weather means less have bolted, but my squash and melon are just limping along. At the end of June, I harvested my garlic from the winter crop and it is now in the garage, drying and keeping cool. The pear tree is full of fruit, its second year, and I hope to figure out when to harvest a little better than I did last year. Blueberries are slow, I think the lack of heat might be the problem, and I let my last two artichokes go to flower, just to see the color.

If you are new to Grow Your Own, you can visit the Grow Your Own page to learn more about the event. All are welcome to participate, even if you are new to gardening, foraging, hunting or raising animals. Foraging can even include the bag of zucchini your neighbor leaves on your doorstep in the dark of night! Andrea is hosting again in August, so be sure to send her email if you want to participate. And, anyone who participates is also eligible to host the event, contact Andrea for more details.

Without further ado, here is this month’s roundup, presented in the order they were received:

Passionfruit Pavlova
Passionfruit Pavlova

Passionfruit Pavlova, from Cathy of Aficionado (Sydney, NSW, Australia)

Windowsill Dinner
Windowsill Dinner

Dinner from her Windowsill, from Amy of A Cook and her Windowsill (London, UK)

BBQ Thai Pizza
BBQ Thai Pizza

BBQ Thai Pizza, from Darlene of Blazing Hot Wok (Portland, Oregon, USA)

Powerhouse Pasta
Powerhouse Pasta

Powerhouse Pasta, from Heather of Girlchef (South Bend, Indiana, USA)

Phyllo Parcel
Phyllo Parcel

Phyllo Parcels from the Garden, from Liisa of Liisa’s New Blahhhg (Medford, Oregon, USA)

Potato Salad with Summer Herbs
Potato Salad with Summer Herbs

Potato Salad with Summer Herbs and White Wine Vinaigrette, from Andrea of Andrea’s Recipes (Virginia, USA)

Gingered Beet and Berry Salad
Gingered Beet and Berry Salad

Gingered Beet and Berry Salad, from Linda of Kitchen Therapy (Janesville, Wisconsin, USA)

Solar Beef Heart Scotched Eggs
Solar Beef Heart Scotched Eggs

Solar Beef Heart Scotched Egg on Quinoa, from Sharlene of Solar Cooking for Mainstream Cooks (North Carolina, USA)

Tempura-fried Squash Blossoms
Tempura-fried Squash Blossoms

Tempura-fried Zucchini and Squash Blossoms, from Gary of The “Iron” Chevsky’s Wine Blog (Palo Alto, California, USA)

Sweet Refrigerator Zucchini Pickles
Sweet Refrigerator Zucchini Pickles

Sweet Refrigerator Zucchini Pickles, from Dorothy of Shockingly Delicious (Malibu, California, USA)

and last, but not least, my own entry, Macaroni Salad!

Macaroni Salad
Macaroni Salad

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  1. Posted August 3, 2010 at 12:39 pm | Permalink

    Beautiful! It’s always wonderful to see what the summer garden brings. Thanks so much for hosting!

  2. Nate @ House of Annie
    Twitter: houseofannie
    Posted August 3, 2010 at 1:54 pm | Permalink

    Wonderful roundup! You did a great job. Sorry I couldn’t enter this month – too busy with the blog relaunch. I hope you host again!

  3. Linda- Kitchen Therapy
    Twitter: kitchentherapy
    Posted August 3, 2010 at 2:39 pm | Permalink

    I love the world wide submissions! Nice job everyone.

  4. girlichef
    Twitter: girlichef
    Posted August 4, 2010 at 9:14 am | Permalink

    What a tempting round-up…I love seeing the different dishes from different locations! Thank you for hosting! =)
    girlichef´s last blog post ..Go aheadmake your own Chorizo!

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