One of my favorite (foodie) things about late summer in New England is tomatoes. The problem with tomatoes though, as any tomato growing gardener knows, is that when it rains, it pours, and it’s pouring tomatoes right now! Every shape, size, color, and variety. I keep buying more than I need every time I go to the farmers market, or Whole Foods, or just to the regular grocery store because they are just so pretty. And while I’m contemplating what to do with them, I thought I’d share a favorite recipe, and some reasons to love this fruit (yes, tomatoes are technically a fruit, although the Supreme Court declared them a vegetable in 1893). Continue Reading..
Is it just me, or does anyone else feel like summer lasts for 2 weeks and winter for 10 months? I can’t believe it’s August already :(. I was just starting to get used to the hot weather, and next week’s forecast is already calling for “fall like temperatures”, AND Target is already full of school supplies. Summer is flying by as it does for me every year, and I need to savor every last minute of it.
Much like summer, my 12 week New American Plate (NAP) Challenge, is also flying by. We’re already on week 11, so it’s time for a recap. I’ve been posting about my experiences with each challenge to reduce my risk of cancer, all summer. There is so much great information to share about the challenges the past few weeks, so I’m going to break weeks 9 and 10 into two posts. Continue Reading..