How to Blanch Tomatoes

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How to Blanch Tomatoes  Before canning or making sauces or salsa, you may want to blanch tomatoes first.  Blanching is really simple. Have a large pot of boiling water, a colander scoop, and a large bowl or clean sink filled with iced water.  You'll also need a container to throw your tomato cores … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Green Beans Potatoes and Sausage

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Slow Cooker Green Beans Potatoes and Sausage Slow Cooker Green Beans Potatoes and Sausage are a favorite in our house. Especially, a no-fuss slow-cooker meal! The beauty of this recipe is you can pick the green beans straight from your garden, snag green beans super-cheap at a Farmer's Market or … [Read more...]

Ranch Zucchini Chips Recipe – Garden Veggies Series

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Ranch Zucchini Chips Recipe   With as many zucchini as I'm getting out of the garden this year, you would think it would be easy to tire of zucchini.  Not this gal. I love how versatile zucchini are!  Zesty Ranch Zucchini Chips are another great example of creating a tasty side without … [Read more...]

Cooking with Garden Vegetables Spinach

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There is nothing more satisfying than growing your own food in the garden and providing for your family. It's another simple way of "loving" my family.  I've joined forces again this year with a few other of my favorite peeps in the blog world to bring you a Garden Veggies series all about using … [Read more...]

Yellow Squash Biscuit Recipe – Garden Veggies Series

Squash Biscuits

Yellow Squash Biscuit Recipe One good thing about ALL of the rain, here in Ohio, is that yellow squash and zucchini are plentiful! They double in size overnight. I typically take the easy route by just grilling the squash (so good - love the caramelization).  However, squash is a pretty diverse … [Read more...]