Summer Tomato Feta Pasta
I have been looking for ways to use some of my garden tomatoes in ways I hadn’t before. I’ve been lucky to get so many this year I’ve already frozen a bunch, but I also want to use some fresh right now. I saw a recipe for a dish similar to this somewhere, but I couldn’t find it so I just did what I … Read More Summer Tomato Feta Pasta
Summer Garden Tomato, Onion, Avacado Salad
My garden is starting to come in and I’m trying to find uses for all my baby orange tomatoes. So a couple nights ago I made this… It’s my garden tomatoes with onion and avacado in a little light vinaigrette. You’ll need: Some kind of cherry tomatoes (I used some from my garden but if your buying from the store it will be a … Read More Summer Garden Tomato, Onion, Avacado Salad
My garden is finally starting to give me some goodies… My cherry tomatoes and banana peppers have given me a few so far… I also have some big peppers coming in… And some big tomatoes as well… The tomato plants are getting so big and they are growing out of my raised beds… I love my new raised beds hubby and I made out … Read More Summer Garden
Surprise It’s Fall!
I blinked and it is already fall. I don’t know what it is… being so busy, this virus throwing things a little wonky, or just the fact that every year seems to go by faster and faster… but a friend of mine texted me today to say Happy First Day of Fall and I was like “whoa it is already fall”! How did that … Read More Surprise It’s Fall!
Dinner and a Lot of Work
Between thunder and lightening storms with lots of wind and torrential rain I tried to get a lot done inside. I got a lot more of the house organized, cleaned, etc. and then made a FREE dinner (well almost). I had a bunch of stuff from my garden and my mom and step-father’s garden. I was trying to figure out what to do with … Read More Dinner and a Lot of Work
Adventures in preserving food…
What a nice weather weekend… I got a lot done including some canning… today it was ketchup. A couple of weekends ago it was yellow tomato salsa… I have already given a couple of jars away to family who have been visiting and wanted to raid my stash… I have also been making batches of tomato sauce to freeze. I start with a bunch … Read More Adventures in preserving food…
My garden is in full bloom right now. I planted a little later then others in my area so as their gardens are dying, mine is still giving me lots of good stuff 🙂 This is what I have gotten so far this week… I have already canned 17 pints of diced tomatoes, three of cherry tomatoes, 15 jars of yellow tomato salsa, and … Read More Garden Goodies
It’s great to have neighbors like we have… you can depend on them, trust them, and you can bless them if they let you… This evening I went over to visit one of our neighbors. I could see him out in his garden. He is in his 80’s and currently struggling with lymes disease among other things. He isn’t getting around as he used to so … Read More Great Neighbors