Tag Archives: preserving

Pickled Tomatoes

I love pickles. Pickled okra, pickled cucumber, pickled onions, pickled squash, pickled tomatoes, pickled peppers, pickled you name it. Year round they are my go to hit-the-spot salty treat. I can’t imagine a world without pickles. This summer I planted five or six yellow pear tomato plants. Unfortunately, two of the ones planted in our […]

Candied Meyer Lemons

Today is Dan’s birthday!  He’s 26 on this coldest of Sundays and we will be spending an evening out celebrating his birth.  I for one am very glad that he was born. As part of the lead-up to his birthday I candied lemons to use as a topping for a lemon meringue pie, which we […]

Pickled Okra

Okra is one of those vegetables that people feel passionately about.  Either they love it, with a dedicated, all consuming love, or they hate it.  Dan and I fall into opposite ends of the okra spectrum.  He doesn’t want it within ten feet of his plate (or at least no closer than my side of […]