Tag Archives: tomatoes

A really ugly looking dinner. 8/20/19

We have a lot of Aunt Ruby’s German Green tomatoes so I made tomato sauce. About two weeks ago I ruined it by putting in red tomato paste turning it into brown sludge. Why not make my own tomato paste … Continue reading

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Chicken dinner. 8/19/19

Today is my older sister’s birthday. Happy Birthday, Peggy! She is coming for a visit in October. I am looking forward to it. I had such fun with my younger sister a few weeks ago. I anticipate a great time … Continue reading

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Less cooking. 8/16-17/19

I am running out of steam for doing actual cooking at the end of this week. Maybe it is the hot weather that has gotten to me. On Thursday we were supposed to have chicken on the grill but John … Continue reading

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Mediterranean salad. 8/10/19

We have all sorts of tomatoes covering the kitchen table. There are large ones and petite cherries, plus all sorts of colors, green, purple, yellow, orange, and red. It is hard to keep up with this onslaught! We are giving them … Continue reading

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Green tomato sauce. 8/7/19

Our daughter is growing a type of tomato called Aunt Ruby’s German Green. Many of these tomatoes are real bruisers and weigh in around a pound each. The flesh is a bright green. We have a lot of them so … Continue reading

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Summer’s bounty. 8/6/19

What is more perfect than corn and tomatoes for a summer dinner? Tonight was my sister’s last evening with us before taking the red eye home so we thought we would celebrate summer’s vegetables. First we took a tour of … Continue reading

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Semi-fresh spaghetti sauce. 7/27/19

I used my last container of frozen spaghetti sauce for our dinner on Saturday night. Knowing that we would be facing a tomato glut by this point in the summer, I filled each container only half full so that my … Continue reading

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Caprese salad and more. 7/23/19

On Tuesday we used our bountiful tomatoes for Caprese salad. The salad is simply slices of tomato and mozzarella, a sprinkling of basil, and olive oil and balsamic vinegar. Oh, and don’t forget the salt! My salad looks like the … Continue reading

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America’s favorite food? 7/18/19

I was watching Guy’s Grocery Games the other night (it is embarrassing to admit that I watch this program but I do) and he was having a burger battle. He said that America’s favorite food is a burger and probably … Continue reading

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Fancy dinner is sad. 7/16 and 7/17/19

We went out for an over-the-top fancy dinner for our anniversary and it turned out to be an overhyped, too expensive experience. The presentations were exquisite but the food became bland and repetitious. So after posting one picture I’ll move … Continue reading

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