Farmer’s Market Finds: August 25th

Good haul from the Farmer’s market… again! I don’t know what we will do in the winter. There is a chance we will start to get sick of having a wide variety of fresh tomatoes and squash almost at our doorstep, but I don’t see it happening anytime soon.

Heirloom Tomato Salad

Nothing taste more like summer that fresh tomatoes. We picked up a couple huge, not so pretty, but pretty tasty, heirloom tomatoes at the farmer’s market. These tomatoes are so good that it only takes a little salt and oil to make them shine. I add some balsamic and chives just for a little extra […]
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Farmer’s Market: August 11th

Being able to walk out the door and around the corner to get to my local market has been a real treat. It is always a bit of an adventure, you are never quite sure what will be peaking. This week the tomatoes were king. One farm was quoting that 10 different types were available. […]
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Pickled Green Tomatoes

Last summer Carolyn and I grew a bumper crop of cherry tomatoes off of our balcony. Unfortunately this year we were not able to plant any because our new condo (yea!) does not have any growing space (boo!). Anyhow I was reminded of this great crop of tomatoes while I was combing through my photo […]
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Tomato Salad

You know summer is just around the corner when the quality of tomatoes picks up. We have been getting and eating lots of tomatoes from the farmers market that is right around the corner from us. We have done some complicated things with them… but if you have good tomatoes, you just can’t beat a […]
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Cream of Tomato Soup

Cream of tomato soup is irresistible when it is good, and pretty disgusting when it is bad. It is the perfect soup to chase away the end of winter blues. It is rich and tomato-y and the cream gives it a great body and silky texture. It is best to get whole tomatoes and seed […]
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