All Jammed Up! Easy and Delicious Tomato Jam

  Yes, yes, I know tomatoes and jam is an oxymoron, but when I spotted a recipe for tomato jam that included chocolate, I was hooked. After all, I had tasted and enjoyed tomato sorbet which is another sweet treatment for my favorite garden edible, so I was willing to give jam a try.  To …

Heirloom Tomatoes

Picking those juicy tomatoes is just around the corner, and if you are thinking about growing them from seed, you better get planting! Everybody has heard of heirloom veggies and there are entire seed companies that dedicate their offerings to continuing the thousands of varieties that the mainstream companies don't offer any more. You are missing …

Too Many Tomatoes ! – Canning and Drying the Harvest

August is always tomato harvest time in Maryland, and even if you have just a few plants, you are inundated with a flood of vine ripened monsters with no room to put them! I think that Maryland is the perfect climate for growing the best tomatoes, hot and humid, plus a long growing season.There is nothing …