Tag Archives: Tomatoes

Tomato Maximus

We’re in the middle of a tomato glut. I’m doing my best to keep up, eating them morning, noon and night.  Today I had a choice: set up a farm stand on our street, or start cooking.     Recently, The … Continue reading

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Are There Tomatoes in Heaven?

This year, the garden has produced with utter abandon, and with little help from me. I never realized I just needed to plant it, then get out of the way. I didn’t get the memo. The honey bees did their work, … Continue reading

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Garden Lessons

In a blink of an eye the warmth has fled the vegetable garden, and though we haven’t had a frost, the warm weather crops are done. The garden produced like a miraculous machine all summer. Before it is a distant … Continue reading

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Tomato and Goat Cheese Tarts

How is this for a weekend lunch? Jim and I went to the Farmers Market on Saturday and were mesmerized by all the gorgeous tomato varieties. It’s a kick in the pants to have to purchase them with so many … Continue reading

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The “Low-Light Factor”

The heat has caught up with us rendering most of my spring vegetable plants fodder for the compost pile. I ripped all the pea vines down from their trellis and once again have a blank slate. What a pitiful sight … Continue reading

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