Watermelon Gazpacho

Believe it or not, this post has been 8 days in the making! So I’ll get it out of the way so I can start catching you up on the rest and get this site done!

I’ve been trying to work less, exercise more, eat better. We’ve been selling some rabbits, slowly going down the waiting list, and butchering what’s left.

Bonbon had another set of babies! We only lost one after the first day, and now I have a colorful pile of fluff balls. We’re so close to getting NPIP certification for our chickens! More on that later, but all that remains is the paperwork itself. Testing is all done.

But back to this eating healthy business. I have to admit our garden is pitiful this year. What we did put in has failed, except for squash, corn and a couple of cucumber plants. The handful of herbs, peppers, eggplant so kindly gifted by a local farmer–failed. Probably neglect on my part this time. I just didn’t have it in me this year, but next year will be better. So aside from a bumper crop of squash and hopefully tomatoes (we have a field of tomato volunteers!) we have had to buy from local farms and markets. And I can’t complain about that!

Our fridge is almost constantly stocked with peaches, watermelon, peppers, and more. So, I bring you: Watermelon Gazpacho. Continue reading

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