Yeah Garlic Harvest!! I harvested my garlic! Last fall I planted 25 bulbs of my dear friends bradley’s garlic & now I have 25 bulbs & close to 400 bulbs to re-plant. I love seed saving! It just makes sense. Some of the garlic cracked open. I guess I’ll have to eat these ones! tied […]
I had almost forgotten that in the peak of harvest/ seed collecting season I froze three bags of whole cherry (& some others) tomatoes as well as a bag of roasted tomatoes. Tomatoes freeze so well, they still look so perfect & are not even really frozen together. The roasted ones smell so amazing as […]
All the delicious spices in the spicy ketcup Ketchup thickening up Mmm, the final product Last week, I used the last of my paste tomatoes to make this amazing ketchup
I have gotten really into canning this year! So far, I have made dill pickles, pickled beans, pickled beets, pickled basil carrots, salsa, relish, oven-dried tomatoes, smoked paprika, roasted tomato sauce, regular tomato sauce, canned peaches & pears & a whole lot of pesto!! I am hoping to make my own ketchup, and because I […]
I picked five bushels of tomatoes this week! and they are taking over my living room Tomatoes & Peppers drying in a smoker. just one of the many ways I have been preserving the fruitful harvest! Mmm. homemade paprika. Those are my alma paprika peppers on the second shelf from the bottom. soon to be […]
oven dried tomatoes coming fresh out of the oven, and on a pretty plate tomato juice, tomato paste & oven-dried tomatoes
Making oven roasted tomatoes! Making pickles!!
One of my other hats is managing the Peterborough Downtown Farmers’ Market . Although my garden is not this productive (yet!), I am able to enjoy all the wonderful produce the season has to offer!