The farm to fork craze has captured the nation in recent years. Also known as farm to table or eating in season... this is nothing new for the avid backyard gardener.

No matter the size of our gardens...a couple of tomato plants in patio planters or a big swath filled with rows of vegetables, we eat from the land. Everything tastes so much better when we grow it ourselves!


Here at StoneGable, we have been eating and freezing zucchini everyday for a couple of weeks. I really love zucchini attitude! Wonderful givers!
 My cukes are now becoming the stars of the garden and pickle making has begun!

The eggplants are waiting to be next, but the early tomatoes are jumping line to be picked! They are delicious this year!

I am very excited to harvest my rows of leeks as they are a new gardening venture this year! You will know when it it leek time... my menu will tell you!

Here's what's ON THE MENU...

MONDAY
Panzanella Salad
Grilled Salmon



TUESDAY
Roasted Bacon And Corn Chowder
Homemade Beer Bread



WEDNESDAY
Vegetable Kabobs With Balsamic Dressing
Steaks On The Grill
Fresh Tomatoes



THURSDAY
Braised Chicken With Lemons And Capers
Orzo

FRIDAY
Roasted Tomato Mini Pies
(look for culinary tutorial on Friday)
Garden Salad With Parmesan Peppercorn Dressing


SATURDAY
Pan Seared Tilapia With A Parsley Caper Sauce
Zucchini Bites

SUNDAY
Cucumber Wrapped Salad
Artichoke Crusted Chicken
Pasta Olio


STONEGABLE PRINTABLE RECIPES:
Pan Seared Tilapia With A Parsley Caper Sauce
Steaks On The Grill
Roasted Vegetables With Balsamic Dressing

STONEGABLE CULINARY TUTORIALS:
Panzanella Salad
Roastedn Bacon And Corn Soup And Beer Bread

RECIPES FROM OTHER SOURCES:
Braised Chicken With Lemon And Capers
Zucchini Bites
Artichoke Crusted Chicken

This week's featured recipes are full of summer flavors...

My dear friend Mary from HOME IS WHERE THE BOAT IS made a berry skillet cobbler that summery and scrumptious! You won't believe where she got these fabulous skillets!




If you grill, this is a great recipe for you! Jennifer at OUR SOUTHERN TABLE makes a barbecue sauce with no salt or sugar... and lots of flavor! This is going on my drummies next time I grill!




Ritzy Chicken from BUSY MOM is one to keep on hand! This is a family dinner and would be great to take to a friend! YUMMY!




Chicken Cordon Bleu Poppers sound scrumptious, don't they? These great bites are the original recipe of Lynn at HAPPIER THAN A PIG IN MUD



This week's featured MENU PLANS  are full of great ideas for dinner and lots of recipes...

Stephanie from WHOLE has discoverd menu planning in a BIG WAY! She has a link to free printable menu planners that help her (and maybe you) plan her meals each week!

AND

MIZ HELEN'S Menu's are always like reading a great cookbook! She has a very fun and successful food linky party FULL PLATE THURSDAY you will want to check out!




Now what's ON YOUR MENU...




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