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Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Tomatoes - Straight From The Horse's Trough

August delivers many things including fresh tomatoes along with corn on the cob and other healthy veggies. Those featured photo above include the Roma variety along with the Heinz slicing ones.  Roma's are good for making salsa or canning of tomatoes to use in your winter soups and stews. Here's the finished product all lined up:

A few years back my ever lovin' surprised me and installed a couple of horse troughs in our back yard in which I could grow my herbs and vegetables. To find out why tomatoes thrive in this type of receptacle, please check out my digital E-book titled Straight From The Horse's Trough on 
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It can be a challenge to grow your own food in a small space, but it's amazing what you can do with just a bit of ingenuity, creativity, and elbow grease.  Here's a picture of this year's plants half way through the growing season:

If you are short on time, put the heavy scope on these 20 Recipes for Fresh Summer Tomatoes featured in this web link:

For all of you health experts in blogger land, here's the scoop:

What is your favorite way to use tomatoes in your meal planning other than serve them sliced with a dash of salt or sugar on top?  Please leave a comment as our readers would like to hear from you!

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