Housed on the Texas A & M Extension system’s website, Carver’s findings about growing good tomatoes is followed by an exhaustive list of recipes, some familiar and some unusual, like tomato jam, or tomato, cabbage and onion pickles. Amazing how the past can inform the present!
George Washington Carver’s tomato recipes
Page down about 9 or 10 times to go straight to the recipes. The tomato, fig and nut salad looks intriguing!
Growing blueberries in the Chattanooga area this season has had its challenges, but many of our vendors are still bringing these indigo-hued lovelies to market. This week, try a new way to get a helping of this delicious superfood!
5-Alarm Smokey Blueberry-Pistachio Jerky
Blueberry Salsa with Herbs
Scandinavian Blueberry Bisque
Blueberry-Onion Sauced Pork Tenderloin
Brownie Dominoes with Wild Blueberry Cinnamon Sauce
As we all know, the best part of summer fare is how easy it is to make a dish ahead, throw it in the fridge, and eat subsequent meals without needing to heat your kitchen up by turning on the stove! Here are some great recipes which use produce currently available at the Main Street Farmers Market:
From Bon Appetit: Basmati Rice and Summer Veggie Salad
From epicurious.com: Classic Caponata (Eggplant Relish-Basic)
From nytimes.com: Quinoa, Corn and Edamame Salad