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Posts from ‘August, 2010’


We got 4 pounds of tomatoes with our CSA share recently, and I was determined to make tomato sauce from scratch.  It turned out to be quite a bit easier than I had expected, and ZOMG it was good! Nearly everything in this sauce was straight from Red Fire Farm.  It was nice to be […]

Peeling tomatoes

I always pictured peeling tomatoes as being this huge chore, and it’s prevented me from making sauce from scratch in the past.  After getting 4 pounds of tomatoes recently, I decided to go for it. And then promptly smacked myself for not doing this sooner.  It’s simplicity itself to peel tomatoes.

Sweet and Sassy Stuffed Peppers

I’ve been meaning to make stuffed peppers ever since we got some last week from Red Fire Farm.  We also got a pound of ground pork from Chestnut Farms, so I decided to put this to good use.  In deciding what to put in the peppers, I pretty much grabbed whatever we had in the […]

Dolmades, the update

The dolmades were AWESOME.  I baked some bread to go along with them, and served them with sour cream. See? 😀 Some of them exploded, I think I wrapped them too tightly.

Vichyssoise (sort of)

I wanted to do two things:  use the potatoes we recently got in our Red Fire Farm CSA, and make a cold summer soup.  So I settled on making vichyssoise. Alas, I didn’t have any leeks, and since I was feeling lazy and didn’t want to go to the store, I decided that I didn’t […]