It’s that time of year. The 2017 garden is well underway. In fact, we’ve been eating spinach and lettuce out of the garden since March. But I have plenty of leftovers from the 2016 garden remaining in my freezer and pantry. And I’m still working on the tomatoes… Continue reading
We harvested the first tomato in June and kept harvesting them – by the five-gallon bucketful – right up until the first frost, which occurred on October 17. Almost a week later, I still have a five-gallon bucket of tomatoes sitting in the garage.
When August rolls around, it seems like I spend a lot more time in the kitchen preserving the harvest than I do in the garden producing it. Let’s see … there are tomatoes to be made into sauce and canned, green beans and squash to be frozen, peppers… Continue reading
This time of year, many home gardeners find they have more zucchini and summer squash than they can possibly eat. Seriously, it’s amazing how much squash just one plant can produce. So what can one do with all of that surplus zucchini, short of leaving it on the… Continue reading