Preserving Summer: Savory Tomato-Basil Jam

My new garden beds have produced amazingly well in their first year, but the summer produce is winding down. Arkansas summers can be brutal. Fortunately, we’ve not experience the terrible triple

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Preserving Summer: Slow Cooker Tomato Sauce

One of the things I look forward to the most in summer is the first bite of a homegrown, Cherokee Purple tomato. And if it just happens to be on

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San Antonio Puffy Tacos with Picadillo

Puffy Tacos take Taco Tuesday to new heights. They’re light and crunchy, fun to make and even more fun to fill with your choice of fillings. I’ve chosen to use

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Shrimp, Tomatoes and Pasta

Hubby comes home for lunch most days so I’m always looking for something beyond soups, salads and sandwiches. At the same time, neither of us wants a real heavy lunch

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Smoked Salmon over Cauliflower Rice Salad {Low Carb}

By now you know my love affair with cauliflower. I love it with a mustardy frosting.  I love it diced in a pilaf. Roasted, toasted, smashed or mashed–you’ll find cauliflower

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Green Tomato Muffins {video}

One of the recipes I shared this week on THV11 was this one for Green Tomato Muffins. Y’all (there I go again), these are really tasty believe it or not!

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Pico de Gallo {Kitchen Basics}

This Pico de Gallo recipe is the same one that is made in thousands of Mexican households every day and it just couldn’t be any easier.  Once you learn to

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Tortellini Caprese Skewers

 Are you totally “deflated” over the latest Super Bowl fiasco? (Sorry.  Just couldn’t resist).  Feasting on a few of these quick and easy Tortellini Caprese Skewers is sure to be

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Heirloom Tomato and Cucumber Salad

   Is your garden overflowing with fresh summer tomatoes and cucumbers?  While mine’s not exactly overflowing, it has been abundant.  It seems as though I wait all year for the

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Caprese Salad with Balsamic Reduction

 One of my most favorite summer foods is vine-ripened tomatoes, especially those heirloom varieties that are grown in our little garden: Cherokee Purple, Arkansas Traveler, Black Prince, Costoluto Genovese, Brandywine

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