Tomatos Galore!

After two weeks of vacation (more on that to come!), the state of our tomato plants makes it pretty obvious what's for dinner. And lunch. And, anyone want tomatoes and eggs? Anyone? We've been munching on tomatoes and feta (add some basil), spicy salsa and slurping up tomato soup. HOMEMADE TOMATO SOUP 1 medium onion, … Continue reading Tomatos Galore!

Garden fresh salsa

We've got tomatoes, jalapeno peppers and cilantro galore out back right now just waiting to become salsa. And even if you don't, the farmers' markets grew it for you. Make this recipe once, and you're not likely to ever use store-bought salsa again. Eat it by the spoonful, pour it over burritos or munch on … Continue reading Garden fresh salsa

Start with soup

We've started every Yom Tov meal this year so far with soup (12, for those who are counting) and plan to start with soup for the upcoming six as well. Aside from gefilte fish, which we don't eat, soup is just about the easiest and cheapest first course. After the pumpkin soup in its shell, … Continue reading Start with soup