This soup is uber-easy. It’s great for using up your home-canned tomatoes and the last of the potatoes and onions in storage. Hopefully, you’ve kept some fresh basil going all winter indoors. . .if not, find a donor, like I did . (NOTE: You can omit the cream or coconut milk and simply throw in [...]
The most abundant of all harvests from our garden, and the most versatile of foods, raw or cooked.
The kids love rice, but they get tired of the traditional wild, brown or basmati that we normally eat. Risotto is like a savoury rice pudding. It isn’t difficult, but it needs constant supervision. Tomato Risotto Serves 4-6 2 tablespoons butter 1 onion, finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 1/2 cups Arborio rice 2 [...]
In my experience, it is almost impossible to boil down pureed tomatoes to a consistency that can accurately be referred to as “paste”, and yet, that is what the published canning experts tell us to do. Here is a much better alternative: Peel tomatoes and puree them until smooth. For every 4 cups of …