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Tag: Tomatoes

Garden Update

Garden Update

Our garden has really been thriving this year and as usual, I’m wondering “what do I do?” with all these fresh veggies. In our home, I’m the biggest veggie-eater (as well as vegetarian) so it’s up to me to eat all the fresh produce, but […]

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Smoky Chipotle Salsa for Canning

Smoky Chipotle Salsa for Canning

Yesterday was a big day for our house, I successfully canned my first batch of salsa and it was only the second time I’ve ever canned anything (the first time in 12-15 years!).  Phew! {Deep Breath} It was slightly stressful, messy, and took a long […]

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Fresh Salsa Day

Fresh Salsa Day

I don’t know what it is about fresh, homemade salsa (or pico de gallo) but it screams…Summer! Well, today is the day, the day I wait for all year round when the tomatoes are juicy and sweet, the jalapenos are spicy, and the onions (or […]

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Caprese Salad

Caprese Salad

“Too many tomatoes, too many to see, too many for grandpa and grandma and me…Grandpa began with a hand full of seeds, and sun, soil and water, as every seed needs…”  We were given a children’s book called “Too Many Tomatoes” and it is the […]

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