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Late summer is here. The lawn is brown and the Oaks are shedding some leaves. The brush in the woods is turning color. Typical for the dryness that usually happens in August. The rest of this blogpos...
8/24/13 at 8:44 AM
Make your own fresh salsa
I love fresh salsa and I forget how incredibly easy it is to make at home. Last night, I threw together just this single bowl, sat down in a lawn chair and polished it off with some chips. Everyone h...
8/15/13 at 12:45 PM What's for dinner? Mario Batali's Gazpacho 9/5/12 at 12:06 PM
From my garden -- tomatoes! 8/20/12 at 11:22 PM
Rosemary Chicken & Pepper Skewers
As I was walking through a grocery store the other day, I remembered something I saw in a magazine awhile back. It was an idea to use rosemary sprigs as a skewer. I found rosemary that was a slightly ...
7/11/13 at 9:27 AM Lemon Greek Potato Salad 6/26/13 at 5:22 AM
Baked Gnocchi with Vodka Sauce 11/7/12 at 8:03 PM
Watermelon Tomato Salad
Its the watermelon man! We would run from the swing or teeter totter to the screen door and shout the news to Mom or Dad, if he was not at work, and then run back to gaze in wonder at the huge waterme...
6/30/13 at 1:26 PM
The vegetable report
That sounds really official, doesn't it? I hope you didn't get your hopes up too high. ;) Between the two of us, we managed to get the vegetable garden planted after getting home from the lake early ...
5/29/13 at 6:43 AM Oven-roasted tomatoes 11/16/12 at 7:57 AM
Semi-final harvest 10/3/12 at 7:53 AM
Garlicky Tortellini, Spinach and Tomato Soup
It's often been said that garlic is an acquired taste. And generally when it comes to the pungent member of the allium family, you either love it or hate it. I'm in the love it camp. The more garlic,...
1/17/13 at 2:15 PM Mushroom and Beef Tacos with Salsa Verde 8/28/12 at 11:44 AM
Fresh Tomato Salsa 8/18/12 at 9:01 AM
Roasting Tomatoes Today Can Save You Money Tomorrow
I love trying new recipes and just as I was feeling down about the tomatoes coming to an end and the farmers markets that would eventually be gone as the crisp air moves in Ive found a new way to ke...
9/10/12 at 7:53 AM
Dance of the Ripe Tomatoes- Menu and Maple Brined Local Chicken Recipe Just in time for Harvest Fest
Several years ago when I was involved in the local foods movement here, we held a fundraiser called The Dance of the Ripe Tomato to introduce the newly formed Lake Superior Slow Food Convivium...
9/4/12 at 7:42 PM
You say toe-mah-toe, I say toe-may-toe
The Handy Husband built this garden bed earlier in the spring. He has a thing for garden beds on the sides of houses, because he's a bit particular about the lawn, and grass never grows very well ther...
9/29/10 at 3:48 PM
Fried green tomatoes
Photo from Southern Living.com On a day such as this rainy and breezy andchilly, I suggest that you farmers spend a little time in the kitchen. Its for sure you arent bringing in the sheaves at the m...
9/23/10 at 2:04 PM
Prettiest sight in the universe
I've seen a few pretty sights in this universe but few compare to the tub of tomatoes I took out of my garden yesterday afternoon. Man, look at those shiny beauties, each an edible red dwarf of the ...
8/23/10 at 9:56 AM