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Zucchini with Tomatoes and Mint

This is a quick side dish that tastes great and uses up some of the copious amounts of mint and zucchini around the house. Zucchini with Tomato Mint Sauce 1 large zucchini sliced in half and cut into 1/3″ wedges … Continue reading

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Potatoes, Tomatoes and Cheese…

Oh my! This is an excellent main course or side. Any type of cheese will work but I am a fan of Swiss. Use the ripest garden tomatoes for the best results. Of course Romano is non negotiable. Tomato Potato … Continue reading

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First Tomato Harvest

The tomato plants have finally started turning out enough ripe fruit for actual dishes instead of just enough to eat before returning inside the house. The heirloom and beefsteak plants are now tall enough that I have begun to top … Continue reading

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Bloody Mezcal

It seems like there may be a trend to eliminate some items from the liquor cabinet. Of course if you come up with too many good drinks then it just means another bottle may need to be bought. I used … Continue reading

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Stewing Tomatoes

So it has come to my attention that some folks may not know how to do this. Remember to not cut the bad spots out, if there are any, until after splitting the skins. Start by cutting an X into … Continue reading

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Two Squash and Counting

With that image I have now had the most successful harvest ever of squash. Two. But hey, it is a small victory and with the way things are going this year I am going to be that coworker unloading bags … Continue reading

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Tomato and Squash Bake

Guess what is in overabundance in the garden right now? Tomato and Squash Tart 2-3 large tomatoes sliced thin 2-3 yellow squash sliced into thin long pieces 2 potatoes sliced thin 1 small red onion sliced paper thin 6-8 basil … Continue reading

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Tomato Cucumber Salad

This salad is a great way to use slightly unripe tomatoes if someone happened to get overzealous and pick a few in the garden. I am not naming any names but her initials are Katherine. Tomato Cucumber Salad 1 cucumber, … Continue reading

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First Tomatoes

Here is the first tomato, jalapeno, and cayenne pepper harvest. Not that I’m bragging or anything. Maybe I am a little. Guess what I made with them all.

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Garlic 0, Dog 2

Once again my dog has decided that we just should not have a crop of garlic this year. After he did this, I tried to create a buffer of chairs so he could not jump the fence. They failed. I … Continue reading

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