Although it pains me to say it, I’m all out of tomatoes, and everyone at my house is looking for something different to taste test, so I’m moving on. I think this just might be the last tomato recipe of the season :(.
The end of summer always catches me by surprise, even though I start watching the calendar, and thinking about dreading it by the end of July. One day I just wake up, and the sun’s shadows look different, and the air feels different – hot and cool at the same time, and the sky is the cloudless brilliant blue that we only get here in September, and I know it’s over. I’m still in shorts and flip flops, but I start to glance over at my lonely sweaters and boots. I’m still grilling, but I start to turn on my oven once in a while. Then before I know it, winter squash, pumpkin, apples, pears start to replace the summer tomatoes, zucchini and herbs in my grocery basket. And I really know it’s over. Continue Reading..