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End-of-Summer Supper

There isn’t much left in the garden.  Some carrots and tomatoes, and of course the ever-abundant Swiss chard. But what’s left is still delicious.   Last night we had fresh steamed carrots, super-ripe Roma tomatoes with balsamic vinegar, some wild rice, and … Continue reading

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Homemade Spaghetti Sauce

Close your eyes and I’ll give you three guesses. If you can correctly predict the subject of this next post, you win a nice, fresh, juicy slice of… tomato.  (Yes, once again, I’m blogging about tomatoes…) Inspired by a post … Continue reading

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Hummingbird Moth

I was chatting with my neighbor friend in the driveway this evening when we heard a buzzing noise like the sound of hummingbird wings.  As it turned out, it was one of these: a hummingbird moth.   What an amazing critter!  … Continue reading

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Freezing Raw Tomatoes (with and without their skins)

I’m growing Burpee’s Roma tomatoes this summer in hopes of making some killer homemade sauce.  Tonight I had a few quarts of tomatoes ready to pick, with about as many green ones left on the vine. What to do?  Unless … Continue reading

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