Recipes, Sides and Soups

Serendipitous Tomato Soup

It all started with an old, old recipe. This is my favorite recipe for authentic Italian gravy (a.k.a. tomato sauce.) It was passed down to me by my mom and dad, who received it from my aunt's Italian mother-in-law (who heard it from her father's uncle - just kidding - but it really did come… Continue reading Serendipitous Tomato Soup

In the Garden

Tomato Success Kit

Along with lots of love from the family, time spent with my mom, dad, father-in-law and sister, and a meal I didn't have to cook (thanks, Hubberman!) Mother's Day also brought a special treat my way... A Tomato Success Kit from Gardeners Supply Company! If you have read through some of my other posts, you… Continue reading Tomato Success Kit

In the Garden

Heirlooms and Chives, Oh My!

Time for a garden update! We're still flirting with a frost each night, so I've been covering up the Grow Camp and the herb garden most nights. Here's the latest: The "salad bowl" lettuce plants have been great. I can barely keep up with them! They have made some lovely salads and added the perfect… Continue reading Heirlooms and Chives, Oh My!