Spaghetti with slow-cooked cauliflower & broccoli

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We are eating broccoli, snow peas, asparagus and avocados at the moment and lots of them.  The other day, Maus even said that she was sick of avocados.  Now that is a problem.  We have two trees laden with the buggers.  It is near the end of the season, though.  Soon she will be spared.  It will be tomatoes with this and cucumbers with that.

The broccoli situation, as I predicted, is serious.  As with everything you grow, it came all at once.  In one week, I picked seven broccoli heads.  Luckily, I saw enough people to find homes for them all.

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Penne with Blue Cheese, Walnuts and Bacon

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With all the preserving going on in our house, there hasn’t been much time for cooking anything else.  It has been a matter of “what shall we have with our cucumbers and tomatoes tonight?”  But there are other things in our fridge.  In particular, we had some Blue Castello that I bought to have with cumquats in syrup. Continue reading