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I’ve got the summer veggie blahs

I think we’ve gotten to the “too much of a good thing” point with summer vegetables.  The tomatoes, squash, and eggplant won’t quit coming. I’ve made and canned tomato sauce and salsa and made “sun-dried” toms with the food dehydrator. … Continue reading

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Under pressure

In an effort to use up a little vacation time, and give myself a couple of “me” days, I took the past two Mondays off.  Relaxation efforts on the first Monday?  A big fat FAIL. I told myself I would … Continue reading

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Salsa, salsa, salsa

I typed the title with a little song running through my head. On Tuesday night, I chopped up a bunch of tomatoes.  Matthew handled the onion, garlic, and hot peppers (much to his chagrin on that last ingredient — multiple … Continue reading

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Twisted Caprese

When Matthew suggested adding peaches to our Caprese salad last week, I reacted with a bit of skepticism.  However, having recently read Emily’s post on combining tomatoes and peaches, I was willing to give it a try. Chopped tomatoes and … Continue reading

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Heirlooms

—- This meal featured heirloom varieties of tomatoes and beans.  I steamed extra beans when cooking a previous meal, so the purple and green beauties were ready to add to the salad: arugula,  sunflower seeds, dill goat cheese, and homemade … Continue reading

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Harvest!

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Caprese salad sandwiches

The moniker “basil, tomato, mozzarella sandwich” always felt a bit cumbersome.  Over the weekend, I realized that “Caprese salad sandwich” works much better. Caprese salad sandwiches Sliced tomatoes (must be in season and locally grown) Fresh mozzarella, sliced (or substitute … Continue reading

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