We had a cold and wet July and it put my tomatoes behind. We are already getting frost here in the mountains. The net result is that I have a lot of green tomatoes. So, I was making my Green Tomato Mincemeat and thought I should remind all of you that this is a good way to use green tomatoes.
Also, have you ever tried replacing 1/3 of the apples in pie, cobbler or crisp with green tomatoes? Try it! It still tastes like apples but it has a touch of sour like green apples. It is really good.
The Old Fat Guy
It is the first half of June and I am starting to get excited by our garden. The walking onions already have bud heads. The beans are coming up. The potatoes are growing well and have been hilled. The garlic is past my waist and is forming scapes already. I have blossoms on my zucchini and the leeks are starting to grow. Continue reading The Mountain Garden Is Looking Good
The mountain garden is going great guns. Continue reading Kozy Koats
In my last post, I made Hoisin Glazed Chicken Skewers as She Who Must Be Obeyed wanted Brochettes. As long as I had the Louisiana Grills Smoker fired up and I was doing Brochettes anyway, why not do the vegetables in the smoker? I couldn’t think of a good reason so I did. Continue reading Easy Vegetable Brochettes
There are some things you should have around just in case you need them. Marinara Sauce is one of those things. You can freeze it and then bring it out to make pasta in hurry or as a base for so many recipes. Continue reading Marinara Sauce