dehydrating tomatoes
DIY Sundried Tomatoes

 A while back we showed you how to dress sun dried tomatoes. We got such great feedback and interest that we wanted to...

Minestrone

Although we have been lucky up until now here in southwestern Ontario with weather, winter has just arrived and it is the perfect...

roasted shepard peppers
Roasted Peppers

Roasting peppers over a fire, out of all the autumn preserving, I think,  is my favorite. It might be because I'm a wee...

basil and olive oil in ice cube trays for freezing
Basil, Green Goddess of summer

It's that time of year. From the moment you bring the first zucchini into the house, up until October, it's non-stop freezing, blanching,...

Garden update

Just a little garden update for you from Nonno Giovanni! Asparagus have gone to seed now so we hope you enjoyed them and attempted...

Nonno’s Italian garden update

Just a quick garden update from Nonno Giovanni's Italian garden! See the post where he planted these seeds last month. The plants were...

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