The greenhouse is doing it’s job! Summer is over (it went down to 31 degrees last night). Fortunately the tomatoes and peppers are oblivious to those facts and growing like mad. Here is yesterday’s harvest!
We gathered more tomatoes this morning and decided to prolong our personal summer by making a “final” gazpacho for the year. (more…)
Over the weekend we had an adventure in preserving food. Early Saturday morning we made a trip to Farmer’s Market to pick up our 50 pounds of tomatoes ($30), 25 pounds of apples ($15), an assortment of peppers ($9) and onions ($10). A lot of food for $64.00.
We got home around 8 am; surveyed the boxes and decided the only sensible thing to do was go crawl back in bed a take a nap. We had both been up since 4:00 am.
An hour later we stood in front of the boxes again. This time there was no putting it off. David began cleaning the tomatoes. I put on gloves and began deseeding peppers. (more…)
Posted in additive-free food, fruit, garden, tomatoes, vegan, vegetarian
Tagged Food and drink, food processor, Gastronomy, Personal life, Pressure cooking, Tomato
I’m on roll so I am just gonna go with it. I promise I know how to make something besides Mexican and Italian. but the tomatoes and onions have inspired me so this week.
Taco Salad is a big favorite around our house. We have sampled versions of Taco Salad in lots of restaurants; we like ours best. It is an incredibly easy salad to make but it is truly a complete meal with lots of bulk and lots of phyto-nutrients. It takes about 10 minutes from start to finish to turn out this incredible food.