You’ll have noticed there are fewer posts happening around here. I’m sorry if you’re disappointed, but that might just be the new normal. Balancing a new baby, a job, a house and a social life is a lot. I have no idea how single parents do it.
Salsa is a staple in our house. Chuck eat’s the stuff almost every day. He really loves it over eggs in the morning, and I’m not going to stop him. After all, salsa is all vegetables, and we could use whatever help we can get in that department.
Today is the first day of fall, and while I usually take this time to think about my goals for the year and evaluate how I’m doing on them, my mind seems to keep winding back to my garden.
One of the most basic things about good cooking is learning to cook with fresh food. So, what about shopping for and finding that fresh food? If you don’t have a thriving garden of your own you might find yourself strolling through the farmers market, one of the few places where it’s easy to get the freshest produce straight from the source.
Like just about everyone who’s into canning, I get excited every year at the prospect of tomato season. The one time of year when tomatoes are available in abundance. The one time of year when you can get your hands on a fresh sun ripened tomato. Tomatoes harvest at just the right time and eaten right away can actually be startlingly sweet and flavorful.