Canned Tomatoes – Preserving the Summers Bounty

I don’t ever seem to ever can enough tomatoes, and last year I canned about 60 jars… Are my Italian roots showing through yet? I have started canning some of the excess tomatoes… Continue reading

Peach & Pistachio Ice Cream

Oh.. can I just say… THANK YOU MOM!!!!! SO SO SO SO MUCH!!!! My mom got me the ice cream maker attachment for my KitchenAid mixer, and I love it. It works amazingly,… Continue reading

Roasted Tomato Sauce

Some kind of magic happens to tomatoes when you roast them. I’m not sure what the science behind it is, but they are so much different from cooking them on the stove. Even… Continue reading

Are you a CSA seed-saver?

I am. I’ll admit it. I’m kind of obsessed with it actually… I have a crazy amount of paper towels and baggies with seeds I’ve saved from my CSA produce. Just waiting for… Continue reading

CSA week 16

Here is my veg for the week. lots more tomatoes, and a ton of corn. I love to just eat that corn on the cob with lots of butter :) And oh another… Continue reading

Spaghetti alla Carbonara with Prosciutto

  I’ve been feeling pretty tired lately for some reason, maybe its the days growing slightly cooler in the evenings, or my going to be too late :) I was starving and needed… Continue reading

Melanzane Sott’Olio (Pickled Eggplant with Oil)

I seem to be on an antipasto kick lately. More like trying to preserve some of my veg before it dies on me. I just canned a couple jars of tomatoes as well.… Continue reading

Raw Beet, Carrot and Cabbage Coleslaw with Red Onions

How amazing is it when you get a bunch of ingredients in your CSA box that you can use in one dish! That rarely happens for me, I just use a little here… Continue reading

CSA Week 15

Although I may be a little late to the CSA party (busy weekend preserving my CSA bounty) I think may have just squeaked in in time for my first Whats in the Box,… Continue reading

Homemade Ranch Dressing

Yeahhh people might think I’m nuts for making almost everything from scratch, but you know what tastes better than home-made? Nothin! And an added bonus is that its cheaper, healthier because you’re not… Continue reading