Friday, September 11, 2009

Amuse Bouche

Amuse Bouche, (pronounced ah mooz' boosh), is French for something to amuse your mouth (bouche), a tastey treat before dinner, like an hors d'oeuvre. Finally I have tomatoes! I made pesto from fresh basil in the garden, and stuffed these tiny sweet tomatoes. No everyone likes pesto, so I've surrounded the amuse bouche with some wedges for my "Girls Night Out" get together.
This bee is having a little Amuse Bouche too! We inspected honey bees today for the home-school science project to see how much pollen they were carrying. This bee was one of many on the Gailardia today.

Then, one of my favorite plants in the garden, thanks to Connie,
is the tall Kiss Me Over the Garden Gate. I delight in its height and winsome waving of slender arms in a breeze. Hunter and Carson are peeking out to show the height. They are almost as tall as I (not quite 5 feet), so you can see how tall this KMOtGG is!

A new apron!
My friend Lisa gave me a card table size tablecloth from her mother's things. It is the most darling apron I've made. And I'm keepin' this one! I could eat it up...another little amuse bouche ;).


Stacie, A Firefighter's Wife said...

That looks so fresh and yummy! too bad I hate fresh tomatoes! LOL!

Your apron is so lovely!

Connie said...

Yay! So glad you are getting some tomatoes. Here's hoping Jack Frost will stay away for awhile. I want to come up to see you this week and try out that cozy table for two. :-) Have been so busy with weddings, receptions, bridal showers and the grandkids here this week.
I love vintage apron...GREAT use of an old tablecloth!

Cheesemakin' Mamma said...

OK, I could eat the tomatoes, flowers and the apron up! All are beautiful.

Can you post your pesto recipe sometime?

Stacie, A Firefighter's Wife said...

LOVE the new look! Great job!

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