Tomato

May 19

Yesterday’s bread salad

Around here, at the end of the day on Sundays, the bakery sells off it’s fresh bread at buy one get one free.  What to do with all that bread?  Well, the first loaf usually gets served & demolished at dinner in Sunday night.  The second loaf gets saved for the next day, divided in …

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May 09

In-N-Out Burger, A California Cult Classic

For years I have been listening to friends and colleagues rave about In-N-Out Burger.  Despite extensive travel throughout the United States, until last year I had never spent any real time on the west coast. The first time I ate at an In-N-Out Burger was in Carson City, NV. The second time was when a …

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May 03

You Say Tomatoe, I Say Tomato…Strained, Pureed, Paste, Crushed, Whole Peeled, Sauce

So many options, so many uses and quite possibly the potential to use incorrectly. As much as I enjoy growing tomatoes in the garden, I come nowhere close to produce tomatoes enough to process and can for use throughout the entire year. Therefore, I must purchase canned, jarred and boxed tomatoes to get my fix …

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Feb 29

Condiment Conundrum

As a follow up to the post on What is in your spice rack? I went through the condiments that are stored in the pantry, kitchen cabinet and refrigerator. Once again, after taking stock of what had been accumulated, I could only just shake my head. The picture to the left is only a small …

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Feb 26

Summer Vegetable Gardening in Houston Starts in February

When the heat went on this morning in the house the first thought that I had after the need to make coffee is that I hope my tomato and hot pepper seedlings that I planted yesterday are okay. Yes, it is late February, but here in Houston, TX is time to begin planting the summer …

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