That is one of the best little words my weary mind and body can eagerly comprehend, especially at this time of year. It seems after months of planning, preparing and planting the garden, I look ahead into the hot and sticky summer months and realize I've only just begun.
This week has been full of not only an abundance of garden work, but lots of work in the kitchen too. We are just about done washing, hulling and preserving over twenty quarts of beautiful, luscious, juicy red strawberries.
Is your mouth watering yet?
We have gone a bit strawberry crazy!
Trying to figure out what to do with all the strawberries even after making strawberry preserves and flash freezing several gallons, we turned to the ever trusty Pinterest for ideas.
First we made the strawberry preserves.