Posts Tagged ‘tomatoes’

Making spaghetti sauce from scratch is surprisingly easy, and not surprisingly, delicious (especially if made with locally grown or homegrown tomatoes). While this dish takes a little bit of time to prepare, it takes very little skill. I recommend to double (or even triple) this recipe for lots of leftovers with little additional effort.  The extra sauce can be thrown in your freezer for another day. Now that I have spoiled my family by making this sauce with tomatoes from our garden, I am going to have to load up at the next farmer’s market and freeze enough sauce to last us until the next tomato season. Wish me luck with that one! (more…)


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As it turns out, I am not one of the lucky ones who can happily sit down to a huge bowl of salad greens and chow down. If I find a salad I truly like it must have accessories. And when I say accessories I mean a very nice helping of cheese, nuts, balsamic vinegar, herbs and/or fruit among other things. I just cannot enjoy plain old lettuce like some people do (including my husband).

I recently discovered a stellar combination of these accessories and also figured out a way to ensure I would get a generous dose with each piece of lettuce. (more…)

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