8 Tips For Getting The Most Out Of Your Farmers Market

Summer is in full swing and market tables around the country are starting to groan under the weight of the fresh veggies &  fruits, local meats & cheeses, small batch baking & canning. Big or small there is likely a local farmers market near you These 8 tips can help you get the most out of the …

Green Garden Gazpacho

Here we are mid-summer and the garden gives plenty. We have armloads of lettuces, lots of broccoli, peas & herbs, and finally green tomatoes are starting to form! If our garden cooperates this year we hope to make tomato basil jam, hot yellow tomato-pepper jam, and green tomato jam. I am sure that anyone who …

Cool Blue Potato Salad

Happily browsing the shiny aisles of my local grocery store, a beautiful basket of blue potatoes stopped me in my tracks.   How can I resist tight skins over firm blue flesh? I couldn’t. Those little babies belong to me. I have a weakness for potatoes in any form: red, white, blue, mashed, baked, or boiled. Lucky …