Container gardening

I was a much better gardener when I lived in the house and could have my own compost. This summer it’s been rough. Almost all of my herbs have died and one of my tomato plants grows tons of fruit but turns bad as soon as the fruit changes color. Yesterday I picked up these at the Wheaton French Market from J& K Flowers. Hopefully I’ll  still get in another two months before our Chicago weather gets cold.

But nonetheless, today I’m Making bruschetta  with my basil, tomatoes, and chives from my container garden. Normally I would make bread too but I cheated and picked up some from Hanna’s bakery in Bloomingdale. 
I couldn’t help picking up a few sweets as well as Creme Cheese for my Pumpkin truffles I’m making for later.

http://hannasbakerycafe.com

Sweet & Classy Ham, Egg and Cheese Croissant

Straight from my kitchen to yours…

My New “Sweet & Classy” Ham, Egg and cheese croissant.

Ham, Egg, spinach, tomato and Grand Cru Surchoix cheese (2016 Winner of World’s Best Cheese), on a Fresh Almond Croissant from Hanna’s Bakery. It’s so light and flaky it melts in your mouth! #yumyum #hungrygirl #jaxkitchen
Pastry from

http://hannasbakerycafe.com/
Cheese