Tuesday, April 04, 2006

Fruits of our labor?

Busy day today. After a full morning in the office and a quick jaunt outdoors to plant a row of basil, we drove to Loganville, Ga., to the Grower's Outlet. The s.o. had heard of it from some friends and wanted to see if it was "all that." It was. Unbelievable prices, and nice plants, too. I got the dwarf banana plant you see in the photo. Supposedly it will make real bananas if we manage not to kill it.

While we were in the Atlanta metro, we went to the DeKalb Farmer's Market and got groceries. I bought a bag of Meyer lemons because they were perfectly ripe and fragrant. There was no time to lose--they'd be over the hill in a day or so. So during halftime of the NCAA final (yaaaaaayyy Florida!), I made Bakerina's Meyer lemon curd. Wow! Bakerina is a woman who knows her way around a double boiler. It'll be a miracle if we don't eat every bit of the curd straight from the jar. Not that there'd be anything wrong with that.