Sunday, August 05, 2007

A nice quiet weekend!

We have had a very quiet weekend here. We decided to stay at home instead of going to the cottage as it is school vacation now here. Up north, it is far too busy with all the families on their summer holiday which results in total quiet here in the city. We are enjoying sitting out in our garden in total peace. I was even able to read a book outside this afternoon. I never get the chance to do that. It is reminding us of our first couple of years in this house. This used to be the norm here on the weekends and we really liked living here. It would be so nice to get that time back again.

We had dinner outside last night and I was thinking of my friend Joanne, who shares my love of zucchini. I eat it every week. One of our favorite things is to have stuffed zucchini which you see here. I used fresh herbs from my garden. I grow them in terracotta pots. They are doing exceptionally well this year even with our cooler weather and rain we have had so much of. We had a bottle of Clairette with our dinner which is a favorite of ours.


Anonymous said...

Ok, I'm not sure that i would like
this menu, but it sure looks inviting. Depends on what it is stuffed with I guess.
Love you, Mom

Nancy said...

I know I would love this menu! Will you share the recipe Heidi? I'm so happy that you have been able to have such a nice, quiet weekend together. Maybe there is hope that the neighborhood will return to its peaceful state.


Kristen said...

Yummy! The zuchinni looks scrumptious. A friend of mine from Germany was just telling me of a recipe much like this yesterday at a barbeque. I am so glad to hear that you are enjoying the time together! That is very important and it is wonderful that you don't have to go to the cottage to have it (even if it is a rare occasion). :) Are you sharing your recipe? :)

Espresso Girlie said...

Your weekend sounds like it was picture perfect!


Ragged Roses said...

Sounds like you had a lovely weekend. We had a very similar weekend here too. Being at home with good food and warm weather is wonderful, isn't it. That zucchini looks gorgeous - what do you stuff it with?
Kim x

~ Janice ~ said...

Lovely photos of your dinner and drink. Your description of relaxing with a book and enjoying some quiet time, sounds heavenly!!

Joanne said...

Heidi, I'm just catching up on blogs since vacation, and this zucchini recipe sounds delicious! I just bought 4 yesterday at the market and I can't wait to try this!
Hugs, Joanne