August 31, 2016

For Seasoning

The freezer isn't the only thing filling these days.  Our parsley plants grew so well in the greenhouse this summer.  Plenty is cut to put into the pesto with basil but a good portion is picked for the dehydrator.
A jar of fresh dried parsley compared to store bought dried parsley appears very differently.  We love the little addition of our own parsley all year long in many meals.  Freezing, canning and drying.  The garden provides so much.  This, the last day of August, sings of the end of summer here in Alaska.  Leaves are falling, the sun is setting at 10 pm and a frost is in the near future.  We are so thankful for each "summery" day we can squeeze out of this time of year.

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