Category Archives: food from the garden

Tomatillos

A friend generously shared some of her surplus crop of tomatillos with us this fall — very generously — and we now have loads in the freezer. Tomatillos are easy to freeze. You just remove the husk, then wipe or wash … Continue reading

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Spaghetti Squash

There were two spaghetti squashes in this week’s CSA basket, so we’ve been eating a lot of it these past few days. To prepare dishes with spaghetti squash, start by baking it in the oven. Cut the squash in quarters … Continue reading

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Celebrate Zucchini

Sneak Zucchini Onto Your Neighbor’s Porch Day is a little over a week away. You could “celebrate” by “sharing” the bounties of your harvest with your neighbors when they’re not looking. Or you could enjoy all that zucchini yourself. Here … Continue reading

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Zucchini Soup

Here’s a tasty way to enjoy the zucchini from your garden. Zucchini Sausage Soup 1 lb sweet Italian sausage 1 large onion, chopped. 1  28 oz. can diced tomatoes (or equivalent amount of fresh tomatoes) 4 cups broth (I use … Continue reading

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My Herb Garden

I don’t have a lot of space for gardening where I live now. In fact, pretty much the only place I can plant things is around the sides of the house, and much of that area is shady. (There is … Continue reading

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Minty Pasta

Last summer, some peppermint  I had planted in front of the house was looking somewhat distressed , so I moved it to the back of the house and gave it a place by the lilac bush. Its new home seems to suit … Continue reading

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Chive Biscuits

We got a large handful of chives in the CSA basket this week. Plus they are growing abundantly in our garden.   Looks like it’s time to bake chive biscuits. It’s easy. Just add 1/2 cup of chopped chives to any … Continue reading

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