GRILLED PIZZA WITH VINE-RIPENED TOMATOES!

From my gardening book From Seed to Table, here’s one of my favorite recipes when the tomatoes are overflowing the kitchen window sills. I miss having our garden this year, but thank goodness for local food markets and farmers markets. And to celebrate the harvest, you can download the book for only $0.99 on Kindle byContinue reading “GRILLED PIZZA WITH VINE-RIPENED TOMATOES!”

Where Did Summer Go?

I haven’t forgotten you, Living Lightly blog. In fact, I think of you often, and then something comes along to interrupt so I don’t end up writing the post. I’m sorry. Now that I’ve apologized, it’s time to move on–right into autumn. Now that I think about it, I know exactly where summer went. ItContinue reading “Where Did Summer Go?”

Freeze those Tomatoes

By Patricia Zick @PCZick The tomatoes aren’t producing enough this year for me to make my Italian sauce or salsa. The peppers aren’t doing well either. We blame it on the weather, which has been too wet here for the tomatoes liking. We are getting enough tomatoes to eat at least once a day. I’veContinue reading “Freeze those Tomatoes”

Grilled Pizza

By Patricia Zick @PCZick This recipe is one I’ve been perfecting over the past several years, and best made with the freshest of tomatoes from the garden. Pizza is personal. I’m giving you the way I make it, but you may find other toppings you like better. Just like with pie, it all starts withContinue reading “Grilled Pizza”

Kitchen Love

By Patricia Zick @PCZick This past weekend we put up seven quarts of Italian sauce from our tomatoes, peppers, onion, garlic and basil. See my post “The Tomato – Luscious and Delicious for the process and recipe. This is our third year for preserving the harvest from our garden. We’ve developed a rhythm for ourContinue reading “Kitchen Love”

The Tomato – Luscious and Delicious

By Patricia Zick @PCZick We’re eating tomatoes with every meal and still the windowsills in our home are filled with the beautiful red bounty of summer. The tomato is one of the most versatile of vegetables because it’s fantastic raw, but it’s also a wonder for turning into a myriad of sauces and dishes. AsContinue reading “The Tomato – Luscious and Delicious”

Enjoying the Bounty

By P.C. Zick @PCZick I spent last night in a whirlwind in the kitchen. I decided it was time to use up all the bounty in some way. My husband picked broccoli in the morning because the rabbits have discovered the leaves of the plant and love to munch on them. We had a bagContinue reading “Enjoying the Bounty”