Category Archives: Tomatoes


Every time I’m in the garden I get a taste of the past: I planted this two weeks ago, why isn’t it doing anything? Present: This is beautiful and, I really need to pull those weeds and tie these tomato … Continue reading

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Garden Bounty

Thomas Jefferson once wrote (in a letter to John Adams) “But though an old man, I am but a young gardener.” I’m beginning to gain a new appreciation for that quote. Accustomed to gardening in the Texas Gulf Coast, the Hill Country is … Continue reading

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Pickled Banana Peppers

I battle constantly between the forager and cook aspects of my personality, loving the fresh, crisp wonder of eating straight out of the garden but also marveling at the alchemy that takes place when transforming an ingredient into something more … Continue reading

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