The summer harvests are finally underway, I picked 7.5 pounds (3.4 kg) of beans from the bush beans earlier this week. A single zucchini at a little over half a pound, and a tiny round green Thai eggplant. It took hours to pick that much green beans let alone wash them because most are of the fuzzy variety, bush beans may be a bear to harvest but they are so much earlier than pole beans. The beans will go in a steak and green bean stir fry, green bean casserole, and green bean saute. I also traded a couple of pounds of green beans for a couple dozen country eggs. Pictures will be shared come Harvest Monday.
To be honest. I am growing 33 eggplants from 10 varieties, but I don't eat or cook a lot of eggplant. I eat a lot of tomatoes, peppers, okra, beans, cucumbers, squashes, etc. But I mainly grow eggplant because it is a challenge for me to grow. I have a feeling it's going to be a banner year for eggplants, and I am starting to wonder how many ways are there to cook eggplants?