Category Archives: The Food

Post related to meals, cooking and food events.

Dill Pickles

Dill pickles are one of my favorite things in the whole world of food. Last year I found an awesome, simple pickling recipe that came out great.  We did not have any pickling cucumbers this year because of the limited … Continue reading

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Schiacciata con l’uva

One of our favorite and most surprising recipes we made at Organic Tuscany, a cooking school we attended in Italy was a cake made with grapes and rosemary. Trying to recreate this at home was a bit of a challenge, … Continue reading

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Hmmm, I wonder if the baby will like tomatoes?

Ashley (mayor wagar) and my sis threw a sweet baby shower for me that was just my style.  Not too many people, limited games, crafts and delicious food.  Bruschetta, Caprese salad, mini panini sandwiches with Zucchini and mushroom, gnocchi, lots … Continue reading

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Bring on the bruschetta

We FINALLY have enough ripe tomatoes to make one of my favorite tomato dishes – bruschetta. After a horribly cold summer and a lack of good soil in our temporary garden, things are not panning out too well in the … Continue reading

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Never so impressed in my life

Jon made this amazing pasta sauce with cherry tomatoes and squash blossoms from the garden and I contributed my usual, bruschetta. Our chili verde tomatoes are one of my favorites to make bruchetta with because their lime green color looks … Continue reading

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Don’t forget to get zucchini

So, the mini garden is finally producing something other than herbs.  The zucchini are here! As usual with squash, they come on strong and quickly overwhelm you.  We have found several tasty recipes to combat the the onslaught of squash.  … Continue reading

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The best Eggplant Parmesean – Repost for Merissa becasue I blew it last time.

Last Fall, we went to Italy for a one-month food tour.  As a part of our trip, we spent 7 days at Organic Tuscany, an all organic cooking school near the town of Certaldo in the region of Tuscany.  We … Continue reading

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