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And all the boards did shrink

Clearly The Fates are out to get me. It rained for hours and hours last night. The garden is still very soggy from the 24-hour flood I subjected it to Saturday, and the tomato plants were looking pretty rough. Today, after the storm, it was even worse: The plants are shriveling up — probably root

Teeny tiny veg

Maybe it’s middle age settling in on me, but oh, how I love to watch the vegetables form! From blossom to mini-me to the awkward teen phase to fully mature fruit — I just love it! Today I picked some lima beans at the baby stage so I could make succotash, and for carried away

Roasted Tomato Sauce – when you have too many tomatoes

My dad’s tomato production is out of control: It’s his best year ever for tomatoes, and he doesn’t know what to do with the harvest. I mentioned that I made some roasted tomato sauce in an earlier post. Yesterday I made some more and took a few pictures of what I did so that my

Cooking the harvest

Many of the tomatoes that I pulled to keep away from the groundhog have ripened, and so I decided I better cook or preserve some. Today I roasted the ripe tomatoes to make my first roasted tomato sauce — so EASY!! I also made up the syrup for the blackberry ice cream and froze several

A 0 Point Weight Watchers Meal That’s Actually Filling

If you’re like me, the quest for filling 0 point weight watchers meals really gets me going. I love a challenge! Today’s dinner was totally filling and super easy to make! I used premade salsa from Giant and the kabobs were already made. Texas Caviar and Salmon Kabobs To make the Texas caviar, I mixed

Spring Asparagus and Biscuits

Well, this recipe is even older than I thought! My printout is from the year 2000. We’ve been making this recipe at our house for 19 or 20 years. I went to the Michigan Asparagus Advisory Board website, and the recipe isn’t even there anymore, so I’m going to share it here for posterity: Spring