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Fresh Canned Tomatoes

About every other evening these days, my wife, Gwen, heads to the garden – while I’m training our puppy, mowing the yard, or working on another project – and brings 10 to 15 fresh heirloom tomatoes back to the kitchen. We’re in that golden window of tomato production when I’d be ...

Cold Pasta Salad Recipes

This is the time of year when fresh vegetables and herbs are plentiful, whether in your own garden or at your local farmers’ market. Pasta salad is a great way to make the most of all that homegrown flavor. And if you’re feeling especially creative, and you have the time, try making your ...

Preserves Garden Vegetables by Sharing Surplus

When I retired in 1987, gardening was one of my favorite activities. I soon found out how bountiful a garden can be. I did my usual canning and freezing, but still there was lots of produce that kept growing.When it occurred to me that there were people who didn’t have fresh garden produce to ...

Skillet Recipe From the Depression Era

This old skillet recipe is cheap and tastes good, and looks colorful. I still enjoy doing this skillet recipe with the last of garden vegetables. I use turkey bacon and Puritan oil instead of bacon and bacon grease. Sometimes I serve this dish with cornbread.Use two-inch-tall iron skillet.Fry ...

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