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Eggplant Tomato Relish
5 years ago

Eggplant Tomato Relish

I have a lot of eggplant, tomatoes, onions, garlic, and basil from the garden. I decide to make this relish again, the original post was from five years ago.

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Quick Tomato Sauce and Pappardelle
8 years ago

Quick Tomato Sauce and Pappardelle

As opposed to the patient and sophisticated deep bass notes of a long simmered sauce, this sauce is brassy, loud and fresh as nineteen-year-old sailor on his first shore leave after three months at sea.

Add a handful of pungent basil fresh from the garden, a sprig of oregano and a couple cloves of garlic roughly chopped and you have the makings of a quickly prepared, brightly flavored weeknight meal.

Ratatouille
9 years ago

Ratatouille

I’ve made this before but my recent harvests rather demand it. One keen eyed observer even predicted it! But with tomatoes, peppers, onions, eggplant, crooked neck squash, basil and parsley …
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An abundance of Basil!

I had just finished putting the hoop house up for a late season crop of lettuce. In order to do so, I had to harvest the “last” of the basil.


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Still Blooming

By  •  Garden

A walk around the garden this cool autumn (I love that word) morning and there is still color and form in the garden. The hummingbird has been visiting the nasturtium, …
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Panzanella
9 years ago

Panzanella

Not in the mood for a big dinner production tonight, I looked around the kitchen. So I have some Italian bread that has seen better days, tomatoes from the garden, a …
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Canned Tomato Sauce – Summer in a Jar!

I have a good pile of tomatoes that I’m never going to be able to eat while fresh so I decided to can some up for the cold winter nights. …
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Quick Roasted Vegetables
10 years ago

Quick Roasted Vegetables

I found myself with an abundance of produce, but not time to can or blanch even for freezing. I hate for food to go to waste so I picked through and found …
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Eggplant Basil Stirfry

I have two eggplants from the garden that need a purpose in life other than to be purple and beautiful. I chose a Thai eggplant / basil stirfry.

Ingredients:

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