Pumpkin ‘Fairytale’ aka ‘Musque de Provence’ (c. moschata) This French heirloom variety is a very decorative cheese wheel type pumpkin as
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MUSQUE DE PROVENCE PUMPKIN OR FAIRYTALE PUMPKIN. FRENCH VARIETY. PRESUMABLY A VERY TASTY PUMPKIN COMPARED TO MANY PUMPKIN VARIETIES THAT ARE NOT USUALLY GROWN FOR TASTE. HAS THE LOOKS AND THE TASTE TOO.
MUSQUE DE PROVENCE PUMPKIN - ALSO CALLED THE FAIRYTALE PUMPKIN. TRULY FAIRYTALE BEAUTY.
Lettuce ‘Freckles’ aka ‘Forellenschluss’ aka ‘Speckled Trout’ This heirloom romaine(cos) type lettuce is green splashed(freckled) with
Pumpkin Spice bread... this recipe is at least 40 years old. It make a very moist bread. It's been described as tasting like pumpkin pie without the crust.
Crafting with Kids
Wedding ideas for Princess Aurora aka Sleeping Beauty include colors like blush pinks, golds and ivories, as well as glamorous tables, tiaras and pearls. This is a very girly wedding theme, with a vintage touch.
Bruschetta made with Heirloom Tomatoes and Kale; a delicious, easy to make Bruschetta recipe featuring delicious and sweet heirloom tomatoes, and tasty kale. This very versatile Bruschetta made with Heirloom Tomatoes and Kale is a perfect accompaniment with any meal, a before meal appetizer, or simply as a stand alone snack.
How very pretty is this heirloom tomato pizza?
Saint-Paul-de-Vence, France. This art colony is perched on a hill in Provence.
A bee skep at Dalgarven Mill. The base is part of an old cheese press. Oh that I could have this as my very own!
Percheron, old classic type. A draft horse developed in the 18th and 19th century in northern France. Intelligent and willing, it is probably the draft breed that has fared best in modern times. This horse is from the French stud, Société Hippique Percheronne de France, and is the very heavy old style Percheron.
Chorizo sausage and beer flavor this hot cheese dip. Serve it as an appetizer along with a variety of dippers.
Food and Drink
This Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookie recipe is a classic and my very favorite!: This Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookie recipe is a classic and my very favorite!
Fairytale silhouette by ~ChloeNArt Would Love this as a tattoo!
Pasta e Fagioli | by Life Tastes Good is a very hearty and satisfying soup that fills you up and warms you through and through. We enjoy this as an entree with freshly grated Parmesan cheese on top and some crusty french bread for wiping the bowl clean!
Recipes to Try
Garlic and Chive Cheese is a fresh, pressed cheese. It can be made and eaten in the same day. It slices very nicely and makes a great addition to any cheese tray. This is a family favorite that all of my kids just loved. The cheese has a sweet, milky taste. It’s delicious as is or with crackers.
Building a Bentwood Plant Tepee This twiggy tepee, known in garden circles as a tuteur, guides and supports plants into a decorative pattern. This willow tepee makes a wonderful garden accent, even when it's not supporting a climbing plant. The formal name for this type of structure is tuteur, from the French meaning guide and instruct. A tuteur literally guides a plant into a pleasing shape.
This Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookie recipe is a classic and my very favorite!
Turkish Breakfast/Turkish Tea: Breakfast is very important in Turkish cuisine and has a rich variety. Butter, cheese (Beyaz Peynir, Kasar, Tulum etc..) black or green olives, eggs; soft or hard-boiled, marmalade or recel (recel is different than marmalade, fruits are preserved as they are in recel, they are not mashed as in marmalade).
Astilbe : this perennial is a great shade plant with dense foliage + feathery, summer blooms for a shade garden. aka False Spirea, False Goat's Beard. Astilbe is native to Asia and North America. Blooms in June-July. Colors include pink, red, white, purple and peach. Plants grow 18" to as much as 5 feet. There is a dwarf variety that grows about 6". Pairs well with hydrangeas, hostas, & ferns.
Love the colors.