Once the tomatoes in the garden begin to ripen we often get email requests for our classic canned salsa recipe. Although we make several different variations of salsa, including everything from Picante Sauce to Roasted Corn Salsa, this is our
So the controversy begins – what really is Picante Sauce? Ask 10 people this question and you will likely get 10 different answers. That is because salsa comes in all sorts of textures with a variety of flavors. And what
It has been a bit of a wait with the wet, cool and rainy garden season we have experienced here in Ohio – but the heat, humidity and sunshine have finally arrived – and along with it – the tomatoes are beginning to
It seems that every year, more and more people are coming back to the art and joy of gardening. Not just because they love the feel of getting their hands in the soil – but because they ultimately want
Where we live, the most common recipe that comes from a summer garden is old-fashioned salsa. Almost everyone that has a garden usually has plans to make salsa by the end of the harvest season. We are no exception.
The canning pantry shelves are looking bare – and only a few containers of frozen veggies, garden chili and vegetable soup remain in the freezer from last year’s garden. The good news…this year’s garden is bursting at the seams with
Just two short weeks ago, I made the comment to Mary that I wished we could just have a nice summer-time garden rain to really get the plants growing. I really need to be careful about what I wish for.
It’s getting to be that time of year – CANNING! When we built the canning pantry cupboard last year – I don’t think we realized how much we would use all of the goods stored from the garden. The cupboard,
Way back when we were planning the garden last Winter, we made a point to make sure we would review our choices not only at the end of this growing season – but at the midway point as well. Why?
So you want a little garden – but you don’t have a rototiller, much space or a lot of time? No problem – just get yourself a bale of straw and a few bags of topsoil – and get into