Tomato Canning Process

Category : Canning & Preservation, September, Vegetarian

Canned Tomatoes In the life of a locavore (a person who eats only locally grown food as much as possible), summer is a time for both enjoying the seasonal harvest bounty and planning ahead for the winter food supply.

Instead of providing a recipe this week, here’s the process I use for canning tomatoes. It’s a classic method, not something I invented. Continue Reading

Spicy Tomato Soup

Category : Holidays, November, Recipes, Soups, Vegetarian

Spicy Tomato SoupHere’s a simple, yet unique, tomato soup that I guarantee you will enjoy! It has a rich smokey flavor with just a hint of peppery heat. Continue Reading

Fresh Tomato Bisque


Category : Recipes, Soups, Vegetarian

Fresh Tomato BisqueLate season tomatoes have the best flavor, in my opinion. They’ve been growing long and slow all summer, not in a hurry¬† like their cousins, the early varieties. Soaking up whatever sunshine and moisture the year had to offer, they took their time to develop their rich flavor and deep ruddy color. Continue Reading