Tag Archive: fresh tomatoes

Too Many Tomatoes?


Tomatoes, tomatoes!  What would I do with them all?  There was such a great year for tomato yield with just the right amount of sunshine and rain, we gathered several bushels full.   I… Continue reading

Craving the Simple


I didn’t think we were poor.  We had meat every Sunday and a bath every Saturday night.  I looked forward to Easter and Christmas because that meant I would get a new dress… Continue reading

Old-Fashioned Fresh Cream of Tomato Soup


The secret is to let the tomato mixture cool before adding the milk.  Then, reheat. MADE FROM JUICE OR WHOLE TOMATOES Ingredients 2 Tbsps butter 1 onion (chopped) 2 Tbsps all-purpose flour 1… Continue reading

Ketchup Highlights?


Want some beautiful natural-looking red highlights in your hair?  Try a ketchup rinse!  Seriously.  Pour it into hair, work it in well, then let it rest for ten minutes.  Rinse clean and dazzle… Continue reading