Sunday, September 9, 2012

Four cuke-a-lopes, one cantaloupe

Yes, I am aware that cucumbers and cantaloupe are both members of the same plant family. Yes, I realize that planting them close together means that a pollinator might go from one to the other. 

But, geez, I had no idea I could get cuke-a-lopes. Or Canta-bers, I suppose. At least I've gotten a couple of the regular round kind. Stay tuned for what these look and taste like when cut open. I'll let you know.

I did make jam yesterday and it tastes great!! I was limited by the amount of low-sugar pectin I had on hand, but still got plenty of little jars to give away. Yippee!


  1. Good to hear you had jam success! I love your new names: Cuke-a-lopes and canta-bers. You had some serious hanky pank going on in your garden those sultry summer nights!

    1. Serious hanky pank indeed! I'm going to use that term more often. :-)

  2. I think I prefer the Cuke-a-lope shape...I am more of an ovalist... ;)


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