Tag Archives: Tomato

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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Don’t Try This at Home

It seemed like a good idea at the time… With two 5-gallon buckets of tomatoes (yes, I’m blogging about tomatoes AGAIN!) given to me by a friend last week, I was trying to innovate and find a fast way to … Continue reading

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Zucchini Goodness

Have you ever roasted zucchini?  Or vegetables of any other kind?  Onions, eggplant, asparagus, tomatoes, peppers, turnips, potatoes… roasting is by far my favorite way cook them all.  Nothing is simpler. Set your oven to 450 and let it get … Continue reading

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Tomatopalooza

There were a few more tomatoes ready in the garden today… just a few. 🙂  Here they are washed and air-drying. Then they’ll get spread out on cookie sheets, flash-frozen, and bagged until there’s time to make spaghetti sauce.  These … 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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