Tag Archives: Tomatoes

Trellising and Suckers (aka Keeping Tomato Plants Under Control)

By the end of June, most gardens are fully planted and have had several weeks to settle in and start to grow.  If your rows were fully weeded when you planted, you’ve probably had a few weeks of vacation from … Continue reading

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September in the Garden

September is, quite literally, a fruitful month in Vermont gardens.  Melons finish their journey to ripeness, apples and pears are ready in orchards, fall raspberry canes bow with the weight of fruit, and tomatoes, peppers, and eggplants continue to mature … Continue reading

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Delicious Tomato Cobbler

There is a new recipe to slip into our annual September rhythms of making gallons of salsa, canning tomatoes, pan frying eggplants, eating cherry tomatoes off the vine, and savoring sun ripened fall raspberries. I came across a recipe for Tomato Cobbler with Cornmeal Chedder … Continue reading

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Easy Tomato Soup Recipe

Did you can any tomatoes this summer or fall?  If so, these first cold days of November are the perfect time to start enjoying that sun ripened home grown tomato flavor as a classic easy comfort food: tomato soup. Basic Tomato … Continue reading

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Canning Tomatoes

If you’re interested in learning to preserve your own food, can tomatoes.  If you love the flavor of real sun ripened home grown tomatoes and miss it in the winter, can tomatoes.  Worried about BPA in liners of canned tomatoes?  Can … Continue reading

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August Harvest Recipes

Every day there’s more to harvest from the garden.  Tomatoes, herbs, peppers, cucumbers, eggplant, tomatillos, potatoes, onions, beans, squash … the list goes on.  Here are some favorite August recipes that we use to enjoy the in-season bounty.  Click on the … Continue reading

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Tomato Time, Salsa Season

Can you believe the wonderful coincidence?  All the ingredients needed for salsa are peaking in the garden.  Nothing is better at the end of a sunny August day than a just-made batch of salsa using freshly picked ingredients.  Our veggies … Continue reading

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