Tomatoes

Things have been quiet here at Four Oaks of late. It’s too hot, seriously, to go outside. We do the necessary chores and then stay in. We’re getting a lot of tomatoes lately, so Martina and I are putting those up. We’ve made tomatoes; salsa and tomato sauce. We will make more in the weeks to come. In the depths of January, a jar of home-made salsa on quesadillas or of home made tomatoes and sauce over pasta will bring a bit of summer sunshine into our lives.

making sauce

garden fresh veggies ready to go into the salsa

Salsa!

ready for the pantry shelves

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About Blue Eagle Dreamer

Shamanic High Priestess and facilitator of empowerment and healing circles for girls and women, including a monthly Red Tent Temple. BA in English, minor in anthropology. Waldorf homeschool mom. Reiki master, cranial sacral therapist, herbalist, menstruvist, feminist, epicurian.
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2 Responses to Tomatoes

  1. Hi Tina, You made a comment on my blog, so I thought I’d come over and check yours out. Great stuff! Hey, when you can your salsa do you add vinegar or is it acidic enough without? I am always worried the added onions, peppers, etc. will lower the acidity.

    I’m slowly making my way around your blog. Nice to meet you : )
    Kerry

    • You know, I should add vinegar and haven’t yet. I’m thinking that I will freeze what I’ve canned so far and from now on will simply freeze the salsa. I prefer the fresh taste of the peppers before they’ve had the texture cooked out of them.
      Nice to meet you, too. My blog is unfocused and wanders a lot–one of the reasons I truly love those that have a particular focus. I also always wanted to live in New Mexico when I grew up…probably never will but I love the high mountain desert areas in NM/AZ/CO. Beautiful.

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