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The Importance of a Well-Stocked Larder

I threw out dinner, tonight. It’s something I haven’t done in years, but it needed doing. We cleaned out the last of the garden this morning. The stuff that was hanging on we looking pretty anemic. Lots of green tomatoes, but nothing ripening. The ...

Stuffed Eggplant

That one little eggplant just keeps on giving. I pulled six more off the plant when we got back from California and there’s probably another six that are ready, right now. Who knew one plant was going to be so prolific. It’s good that we like eggpl...

Peppers and Tomatoes

The garden spilleth over. Peppers and tomatoes – and eggplants – are coming in at an ala...

Canning Little Grandma’s Eggplant Appetizer

Mother Nature is smiling down on us because one eggplant plant is producing eggplant for the world! ...

Fig Peach Rugelach

If the Apocalypse ever happens, we’re going to have plenty of food in the basement! In just th...

Fig Jam

Last week was a whirlwind. It started with a company party and overnight in Philadelphia, brunch wit...

Eggplant Rollatini

The eggplants are coming in fast and furious. Every day there are more flowers and more fruit. It&#...

Playing Peter Piper

Victor and Blanche were out back early this morning checking out the garden. Things are coming in fa...

Garden Bounty

We did a bit of tag-teaming in the kitchen, today.  We picked a bit of produce from the yard and ha...

Tuna Steaks and Garden Bounty

Dinner was easy to pull together, tonight. The green bean salad was already made, the pesto was alre...

Sunday in the Kitchen

It’s been a fun day in the kitchen. I made Mint Pepper Jelly and fried peppers, and Victor mad...

Summer Squash

Summertime. And if you have a garden, it usually means a plethora of squash. It’s amazing the ...

Fresh from the Garden

The farmers in the dell are at it, again! Today’s haul is some squash – an accidental pu...

Garden Cooking

I have to say I am enjoying this urban gardener-stuff. In all my 64 years, this is the first time I&...

Tomatoes

We have not had a bumper-crop of tomatoes, this year. I had visions of canning tomatoes, Victor mak...