What do you do when the nights cool down, you've got plenty of tomatoes on the vine and they're not ripening? Try this recipe for putting up green tomatoes in the form of Green Tomato Bacon Jam. It's delicious as a sandwich spread, an appetizer, but my favorite way to enjoy it is mixed into ground meat for burgers. …Continue
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I think vegetables get a bad rap in the appetizer category, and I'm trying to change that, one bite at a time. Here's my latest effort:
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This sauce lets the beauty of a freshly picked tomato, grown for flavor, not ability to travel, shine through. It's easy to make--if you're a ninja you probably don't even need a cutting board--and keeps your kitchen cool to boot.…Continue
This is just summer in a pie crust to me, though I also like it after football season starts when I can make team color food.
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Cross-posted from Local Me.
No local food journey would be complete without preserving the harvest. Freezing, drying, pickling, and...canning. I grew up with dusty glass jars shelved like aged books below the basement steps, each lid personally labeled by my mom or an aunt.
I recently ordered canning equipment through Amazon.com and set aside time on a Saturday to can…
What does making homemade pasta got to do with gardening? Nothing! But a gardener’s got to do something in the dead of winter and I wanted to try out that new pasta machine that I got for a birthday gift in June. I thought it…Continue
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1 Recipe Pastry Dough, rolled into a 12 inch round and chilled
1/3 cup fresh Basil Pesto
1 ½ cups fresh corn, blanched and cut off cobs
3 heirloom tomatoes, assorted colors, sliced
½ cup mild white cheese, Monterey jack or your choice
Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
1 tablespoon freshly grated parmesan…
It’s ROUND TWO: Battle of the Fresh Tomato Pasta Sauce. Tonight’s contender is a crowd favorite, champion of the “Cooked” Tomato. With lots of fans and lots of press this contender comes to the table highly anticipated.
This veteran competitor knows that garden fresh tomatoes must have a garden friendly recipe. The winner of this “Cooked vs. Uncooked” battle will…Continue
Added by Nancy on July 21, 2010 at 2:04pm — No Comments
It’s ROUND ONE: Battle of the Fresh Tomato Pasta Sauce. In tonight’s corner we have “Uncooked.” But, uncooked doesn’t mean lacking. No, ma’am. I think you’ll find that this pasta sauce will put up quite a fight. In fact, if we were in some kind of “Farmer’s Market Boxing Ring,” I think the announcer would say something…
Added by Nancy on July 20, 2010 at 5:58pm — No Comments
The challenge: to make a meal with ingredients from this week's farm share. Share consists of: golden beets, baby carrots, strawberries, peas, arugula, broccoli, green leaf lettuce, collard greens, radishes and parsley.
The result: Braised radishes and peas, whole wheat…Continue
Added by michael on January 12, 2009 at 3:05pm — No Comments