Fresh Garden Tomato Salsa
Every year I plant tomatoes in my back yard. The past two years my yield has been fantastic. This season the tomatoes were robust, and perfectly sweet.
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This bacon, lettuce, and tomato salad is one of the easiest meals you will ever make. It is flavorful, filling, and a crowd pleaser.
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How to Can Fresh Tomatoes I love tomatoes. Every year I plant several varieties of plants in my garden. I really enjoy tending …
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Polenta is a deliciously creamy dish made with cornmeal. It can be prepared many different ways- creamy (like porridge), thick, cut then fried, or sautéed. You can add all types of ingredients to your polenta- try some Italian cheeses, herbs, and seasonable veggies.
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Towards the end of summer I usually end up with large amounts of basil- this is also the time of year when my tomatoes ripen and become sweet, and flavorful. One of my favorite meals is homemade toasted bread with basil pesto, and garden tomatoes… don’t forget the salt and pepper!
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A few years ago I decided to skip the big stores, and found a local east-end nursery to support. A neighbor of mine suggested that I stop by Garden Dreams Urban Farm and Nursery at 806 Holland Avenue in Wilkinsburg. It’s a true gem, and the quality of the plants is amazing.
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A fresh tomato and mozzarella salad with a citrus vinaigrette.
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Good, but not great Italian cuisine at the Pleasure Bar in Bloomfield.
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Pizutti’s is a family restaurant in Shadyside that serves authentic Italian food.
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