Grow Your Own, Third Anniversary Roundup

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Grow Your Own logo, green leafIt’s time for the Grow Your Own third anniversary roundup. I was very excited as I received the information on each post and I want to extend a special thanks to all who participated. We had friends from Canada, Australia, Malaysia, and the United States all sharing what they are making with the food they grew, foraged, hunted, or raised.

If you’d like to join us, our host for September is Heather of of Girlichef and she has posted an announcement with all the details. Deadline for posts is September 30, so make sure you send your information to Heather and she will post a round-up a few days later.

And now for the round-up! Click the images to visit the posts. (Presented in the order received.)

Liisa's New Blahhhg - Roasted PumpkinZini Soup

Roasted PumpkinZini Soup from Liisa of Liisa’s New Blahhhg (Oregon, United States)

Liisa shows us an example of squash cross pollination and a delicious soup made with her hybrid pumpkinzini.

Aficionado - An Old Love, Crumbled

Rhubarb Crumble from Cathy of Aficionado (Sydney, Australia)

Cathy’s rhubarb crumble is a lovely example of how the simplest foods can be the most satisfying.

Girlichef - Carnitas con Verdolagas

Carnitas con Verdolagas (Purslane) from Heather of Girlichef (Indiana, United States)

Heather found she could grow her own purslane and loves the flavor it adds to her carnitas.

Shockinglydelicious - Meyer Lemon Curd

Meyers Lemon Curd from Dorothy of Shockinglydelicious (California, United States)

Dorothy’s lemon curd made from her homegrown Meyers lemons is easy and perfect for your morning toast or bagel.

Kitchen Gadget Girl Cooks - Block Party Appetizer Ideas

Goat Cheese & Nectarines from Gudrun of Kitchen Gadget Girl (California, United States)

Gudrun made her neighborhood block party even more delicious with not just one, but three gorgeous appetizers, including nectarines with goat cheese and mint.

House of Annie - Pandan Spiral Moon Cake

Pandan Spiral Moon Cakes from Nate & Annie of House of Annie (Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia)

Using taro sweet potatoes grown by one of their friends, Nate and Annie made these lovely pandan spiral moon cakes for Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival.

What Smells So Good - Roasted Tomato Sauce

Roasted Tomato Sauce from Sarah of What Smells So Good (Ontario, Canada)

Sarah grew her heirloom tomatoes from seed and now has an amazing number of plants. She shares her recipe for roasted tomato sauce.

Andrea Meyers - Slow-Roasted Tomatoes

Slow Roasted Tomatoes from Andrea Meyers (Virginia, United States)

And finally, our process for slow roasting tomatoes, which we pack in olive oil and freeze for the winter.

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