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Oh-So-Easy Crock Pot Tomato Sauce

Oh dear ones, have I shared my oh-so-easy recipe for tomato sauce in a crock pot with you? I promise that this is the easiest tomato sauce you will ever make. Crock Pot Tomato Sauce Fill your crock pot with … Continue reading

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Sweet 100s are our favorite tomato

This is the third year we’ve grown the cherry tomato variety “Sweet 100,” so-named for the quantity of fruit it produces. I think it should be renamed “Sweet 1000” because man-o-man these plants keep delivering. We pick the amount in … Continue reading

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When it comes to tomatoes, split happens

It happens every year. You’ll head out to the garden to harvest your beautiful red ripe tomatoes and you will find cracks and splits in the fruit. This condition s caused by a dry period followed by overwatering (or ANY … Continue reading

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This is what we ate: Caprese salad, hummus and seitan

We picked 20 or more cherry tomatoes but instead of standing in the garden and eating them right off the vine we acted like grownups (for once) and took them inside the house where they sat on the counter for … Continue reading

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Progress on the tomato front

Our tomato plants are healthy and happy so far and the fruit on this Sweet 100 looks like it will ripen nicely in a few weeks. This is one of our favorite varieties because the tomatoes are so sweet and … Continue reading

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Dreaming of a bacon, lettuce & tomato sandwich

In our part of the world the transition from spring to summer happens at the end of May with Memorial Day. Nevermind that summer “officially” begins at the Summer Solstice around June 21st, for us the summer frame of mind … Continue reading

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Tomatoes growing out of the sidewalk!

We are very good at growing tomatoes!

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