Cool Cabbage, Carrots & Kale

Cool season crops such as cabbage, kale, cauliflower, broccoli and root crops like carrots, beets and parsnips have taken over my refrigerator. Gone are the heat loving cucumbers, peppers and tomatoes that I used to whirl into feta sprinkled greek … Continue reading

Tomato Soup from the Sill

It’s November 10, but we still have our garden tomatoes ripening on the kitchen window sill. They are a bright reminder of our recent summer, especially during drab, damp fall days. I check the tomatoes often for firmness, taking one or two for our daily salads or sandwiches. … Continue reading

Strawberry Preserves

It’s that wonderful time of year, the strawberry patch is bursting with aroma and sweet flavor. We’ve already harvested 10 lbs of ruby-red berries that are safely tucked away in the freezer for winter smoothies, strawberry ice cream or cheesecake/shortcake topping.   Last night … Continue reading