Posts Tagged ‘tomatoes’

My Tomato Garden

April 30, 2017

It’s almost time to plant my tomato garden, if this Minnesota weather ever cooperates. (Today it’s trying to snow.) In Minneapolis I like to plant around Memorial Day weekend, just so the ground is nice and warm.  Read more ›

Spaghetti and Eggs with Fire Roasted Tomato Butter Sauce

April 13, 2016

Ever wonder what I do with all my canned tomatoes or my backyard chicken eggs?  Here are two super easy recipes right out of your pantry: Fire Roasted Tomato Butter Sauce and Spaghetti and Eggs.  Read more ›

The Great Minnesota Get Together 2013

September 27, 2013

My favorite event of the summer is the Minnesota State Fair. I am a fair junky. I grew up attending our small county fair, taking various 4-H animals, performing in horse shows, entering baked goods and art project competitions, so I enjoy seeing all those things at the fair. I love seeing the rows of prize fruits and vegetables, visiting the goats and chickens, riding the Big Yellow Slide, people watching and of course, eating fair food. Read more ›

Canning Salsa

Salsa Por Mis Amigos

September 5, 2011

Salsa is a staple in my house.  I use it in burritos, rice, as a base for chili, chicken and pork dishes and over eggs.  It’s just a great condiment to have on hand, particularly the homemade variety.  And it’s a life-saver in the middle of winter.  I like Mexican-style salsas with dried red chilies and tomatoes blended smooth.  Read more ›