Archive for September 2nd, 2009

I would like to plant trees and bushes there, maybe repeat the arbor with climbing trellis pattern….John said to just put the pavers over the sand. I think a tree and bushes from the perennial garden would look great.

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fresh tomatillosjohn loves fresh salsa and these will be amazing, a great recipe follows…

fresh tomatillos

Tomatillo Salsa:

  • 1 pound tomatillos, husked and rinsed
  • 1 jalapeno, stemmed
  • 1 small Spanish onion, quartered
  • 5 to 6 garlic cloves
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt
  • 1 bunch fresh cilantro, leaves coarsely chopped
  • 1 lime, juiced


Roast the tomatillos, jalapeno, onion, garlic, and 1 tablespoon salt until the tomatillos are soft but have not burst. Add the cooked vegetables to a blender with the cilantro leaves and lime juice.  Taste and adjust seasoning with more cilantro, lime juice, or salt according to preference.

This recipe is adapted by me and John , from Tyler Florence

today’s find at farmers market

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