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2 07, 2020

Full Frontal Lobe Tomato Mystery

By |2020-07-10T12:53:28-07:00July 2nd, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , |

Whatever kind of tomato this is, it's not a yellow pear like the note I wrote myself said (drinking and gardening is harder than it looks). I must have crossbred something. Anyone have an idea who the parents of these lobey tomatoes might be?

27 01, 2020

Sage’s Homemade Ketchup Recipe

By |2020-01-27T11:16:08-08:00January 27th, 2020|Tags: , , , , |

Making real ketchup is super simple and the results are delicious. Make your own once, and you may never go back to the store-bought stuff (TL/DR: Click here to skip straight to the recipe) It’s mid-winter and as usual we’re still sitting on something like 1,329 jars of preserved tomatoes from the summer. Not surprisingly, we’re always looking for new ways to use all these tomatoes before the new crop starts to come in late spring, so when we ran  [keep reading...]

20 08, 2015

Late summer harvest

By |2015-08-16T13:26:24-07:00August 20th, 2015|Tags: , , , , , |

Summer still has a month to go, but the garden is starting to look tired. All the heat and sun has the spring plantings kicking out their last. I won't be planting anything new until mid-September when fall crops will have a better chance of surviving. In the meantime, I'm happy that we're still harvesting grapes, tomatoes, squash, peppers, lemons and limes.