First Place Veggies!

 FIRST PLACE VEGGIES!!!Fish and VegetarianThere are a few things that come to mind when it’s county fa...more

Heirloom Tomato Pie

If I ranked my favorite foods, heirloom tomatoes and homemade pie would both be at the top of my list. In fact, they might occupy the first and second spot. Please don't ask me to choose one of them as my absolute favorite because I'm not sure that I could. ...more

How I Canned 40 Pounds of Tomatoes

I have come pretty far this summer on my canning adventure since I botched my first batch of strawberry jam. The most recent project I completed was canning crushed tomatoes. I procured these tomatoes from a sweet young family who grows and sells their produce every weekend at a stand a few miles from my house. I showed up, requesting 35 pounds of tomatoes....more

Start Stocking Your Freezer For The Fall

For almost half my life I have been going out to the Hampton's for my summer vacation.  First, renting houses with twenty of my closest "friends" and now with my own family....more

Seasonal Eating: Late Summer Ratatouille

My garden cannot stop producing.  There are twinges of fall in the air, the sun is lower in the sky, but I am continuing to have an abundance of beautiful, vibrant vegetables.  My Late Summer Ratatouille is perfect for using up all those extra garden or CSA vegetables. A trip to the farmer's market would do the trick too.  Have you been lately?...more

Seasonal Eating: 6 Ideas for Summer Tomatoes

Have you grown tomatoes this year? I have never had such an abundant season of these luscious ruby and sunshine hued fruits. I always plant a variety of large, medium and cherry tomatoes, but this year some tomato seeds survived the winter in my soil and those grew, too. I am flush with tomatoes right now, and needed some ideas for using them up. ...more
I liked your way of making tomato sauces.  I recently came to know that tomato sauce earlier ...more

B.L.T. Pappardelle Pasta

B.L.T. Pappardelle Pastamothersapronstrings...more

couscous salad in a jar - picnic recipe

Picnic time!! A light couscous salad with cherry tomatoes, mozzarella & feta cheese and some basil colorfully layered in a beautiful mason jar.  If you would like to check the details, please have a look at!...more