Roasted Orange Tomato Soup with Thai Basil

Orange Romas plusThai Basil equalsa Garden Bounty for a delicious soup This recipe is a roasted tomato soup with a twist, or two. I grew orange Roma Tomatoes for my sister who likes a less acidic...

The Big Beautiful Beet

Ruby Red Beets fresh from our Garden Beets add brilliant color to the garden. They're all kinds of red from top to bottom. They hold their tall upright shape and color until you're ready to pick...

Recipe for Apple, Carrot and Coconut Soup

The last of the last Farmers Market near us was a couple of weeks ago.  It was cold and raining but it was the last one.  Not Even nasty Chicago weather was going to keep us from the last Farmers...

Slow Cooker Applesauce from the Windy City

Mother Nature has taken her time, but the cold has finally settled in here in the Chicago area.  Lucky for us the change in seasons has come slowly because the apple festivals and farmer's markets...

Soup, There it is!

The official end of summer is here.  I actually saw a lone tree that beat the crowd and changed its color already. It was a young tree, probably only planted a few years ago, and it was a beautiful...