Do you love meals with tomato sauce? Me, too. It’s one of the reasons I grow tomatoes. But I’m not so fond of sweating over a hot stove in 90°F weather all day long to make that sauce. That’s why I’m a huge fan of roasted tomato sauce – it really is the easiest sauce ever, and I promise you it’s delicious.Continue Reading
Okra really wasn’t a thing here in the north went I was a kid. I only remember my mom cooking it once – I think she bought it frozen – and we all thought it was pretty awful.
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I don’t grow lemon balm in my garden, but that doesn’t mean that I don’t get to enjoy it’s lemony goodness. I found a really nice patch growing wild along a trail while out walking one day. So I can harvest enough for lemon balm iced tea just about any time I like.Continue Reading
One of the delights of spring is rhubarb, right? We would harvest a stalk or two from a neighbor’s yard as children, sprinkle it with sugar, and nibble away. The combination of sweet and tart was a treat for our tastebuds.
We have a large, healthy patch of rhubarb. A friend kept asking me last year why I never harvest my rhubarb. Are you kidding? I take and take and it just keeps giving and giving.Continue Reading