Tis the season for beautiful tomatoes and peaches and apricots and nectarines. And if you want to can them or make jam, cobbler, ice cream and the like you need to peel them. PUT DOWN the vegetable peeler. You'll just end up ripping the soft fleshed fruit. Instead you want to blanch them. All blanching… Continue reading The Easiest Way to Peel Peaches, Tomatoes and more #TastyTuesdays
I have a treat for you today. Buttery, flaky scones studded with sun dried tomatoes and fresh herbs. These Tomato and Herb Scones are amazing! I made this recipe as part of the Crazy Ingredient Challenge, a bloggers version of Chopped. We choose two ingredients not normally paired together and try to come up with… Continue reading Tomato and Herb Scones – Crazy Ingredient Challenge
Barley Tabbouli (Tabbouleh) - middle eastern salad made with barley, tomatoes and cucumbers with a lemon mint vinaigrette.
Get away from me with all of your pumpkin and apple recipes! It is only September 1st! It is still SUMMER! At least for 3 more weeks. Or at least can we wait until Labor Day. It is still time to savor the vine ripened tomatoes and zucchini and watermelon and spicy peppers. Enjoy them now before they… Continue reading 20 Fabulous Summer Produce Recipes – Tasty Tuesdays Linkup
I have so much going on this month, I hope I can keep up with it all. Besides both my guys going back to school next week, I am back co-hosting the Tasty Tuesdays link-up (at the bottom of this post). Plus I have joined the August Food Blogger Challenge to improve this space. Be… Continue reading Aussie Style Vegetarian Sandwich – Tasty Tuesdays Link Up
Rosemary and garlic flavored pickled cherry tomatoes. Recipe from Ball Blue Book Guide to Preserving.
Here's a delicious use for those tomatoes that fall off the vine or are still green at the end of the growing season, in a revised healthier version of a recipe posted a few years ago: Lighter Green Tomato Bread. Say what now?! Green Tomatoes... in BREAD?! Yes, it is similar in taste and texture… Continue reading Lighter Green Tomato Bread
Here's another one from Ma'am's archives for you: Lemon Thyme Wild Rice. This simple side dish takes about 45 minutes to cook because of the wild rice, but that is almost all hands off time. It goes great with beef, chicken or fish. You can make it with brown, white or converted rice. But each… Continue reading Lemon Thyme Wild Rice