Tom grew up in Milwaukee, bartended in Wauwatosa in the '70s and moved here in 1984.
Commentary, observations and musings about the outdoors, life in general and maybe Tosa politics and personalities will be the order of the day. He savors a lively debate as much as terrific cooking.
The garden has recovered nicely and fresh veggies are rolling in the door and finding their way to the table and freezer.
Been picking green beans, peas, kale and a couple varieties of lettuce. The radishes are finished for the present and I'll sow more when the weather turns cooler.
There is hope for the late sweet corn.
I had some ripening tomatoes that disappeared. Not just a bite out of a tomato - the whole tomato - gone.
My brilliant wife solved the crime when she found Girlfriend eating something in the garden.
Thinking the dog was dining upon a mouse she found out the dog had been selectively picking and eating the ripening tomatoes.
To freeze green beans simply pick, wash, cut the ends-off and cut to size if desired. Blanch in boiling water for a couple of minutes and plunge into cold water. Drain and package in two-cup batches with the FoodSaver.
Garden to freezer in about a hour or two. Yum!