Thursday, June 9, 2011

Chicken Packets

It's still Spring for a few more days, and plenty of time to use that nice grill out in the back garden.  So today, it's Chicken Packets with ... wait for it... squash(!) and my version of Mexican Pesto. 


Using that lovely black opal basil that has grown so beautifully, I added pine nuts, olive oil, chili peppers, cumin, garlic, salt, smoked Spanish paprika, and Parmesan cheese.  It's turned out to be a fantastic pesto!


We just spread it over the chicken and the squash, wrapped 'em in foil, and now they are out getting yummy.  But we are again inundated with squash, and so Jane's taking a bunch to work tomorrow.


I'm getting some new and exciting chemo side effects, now, but I won't bore you with the details.  And the second week's fatigue is catching up with me, now.


Beth, my friend from Maryland, I am doing the 7 day free trial of Rift.  I'm on Plutonus.  Look for Doranella the Dwarf. :)  Your peer pressure did me in; that and my own curiosity.


Ok, so I'm not feeling fabulous, but I'm not feeling hellacious either, and so, life, in general is good!  Take care, all!

2 comments:

  1. Glad you are not feeling too bad today.

    I am amazed you got that basil to grow there. I tried really hard to grow it there and could not. I do know you can grow it cause my neighbour brought me a big bunch from a job he had been on (he was a house painter). I am growing it here. I have it in a big pot outside the back door and it is growing like a raving maniac. I think I will have to put it in the garden. We had some on a veggie pizza the other nite, oh God it is delicious.

    Anyway girl. Hope your weekend is good. We are off to the movies tonite to see super 8 I think it is called with my g/son.
    fay in the family room

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  2. It's great that you're not feeling awful. Sorry you're not feeling all that good, but glad you're doing okay. You sound chirpy enough :o)

    Hang in there, lovely.

    Becky.

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