Tomatoes At Last!

Representing nine months of planning, starting, planting, pruning, hoop house building, and worrying, may I introduce you to Our Very First Bowl of Variety Tomatoes for 2018. Hundreds more to follow. The upcoming harvest looks like it will be positively ginormous. Check in tomorrow for an easy first tomato soup recipe and photos using these…

Italian chick peas with rosemary and fresh tomatoes.

Easy: Soak about two cups of dry beans overnight. Drain and rinse several times. Cover with water about 2” above beans. Add pinch of baking soda to help soften beans. Cook until tender. In a heavy pan, melt a knob of butter and 1/3 cup or more of olive oil. Add generous sprig of fresh…

Baked eggs in a hot pan. Hottie optional.

Baked eggs 🍳 in a hot pan. Directions: Heat oven to 475 degrees (convection is great but not necessary). Pour generous drizzle of high-heat oil in cast iron pan (I used grape seed oil). Heat until sizzling. Layer fresh garden veggies in base. I used yellow squash sliced in thirds and then sliced into 1/4”…