Garden-style eggplant parmesan

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2 tablespoons olive oil 2 garlic cloves (chopped) 3 pounds tomatoes (fully ripe, peeled and coarsely &nbsp chopped) 1 tablespoon fresh marjoram (chopped, or oregano) salt (to taste) 4 1/2 eggplant (small or 2 medium-large, cut &nbsp into slices 1/2 inch thick) 4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 1/2 tablespoons thyme leaves 9 fresh thyme 6 ounces mozzarella cheese (shredded) 1/4 cup fresh … Continued

July 22, 2020

The monsoon rains are inching ever closer and the plants are thirsty for their arrival. But all this heat is bringing on more and more of the high summer crops. This is our first week for eggplant and shallots. We don’t … Continued

July 15, 2020

Well, I think we are all just waiting for the rain now. The clouds have certainly been teasing us, but they need to just deliver already! At least the heat has brought on the tomatoes, and eggplants and peppers won’t … Continued

Cucumber tomato salad

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FOR THE SALAD: 3 cups peeled and sliced cucumbers (1–1/2 to 2 English cucumbers) About 2-1/2 cups chopped tomatoes 1/3 cup thinly sliced red onion 1/4 cup julienned or chopped fresh basil, tightly packed FOR THE DRESSING: 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 3/4 cup apple cider vinegar 1 … Continued

July 8, 2020

The heat is on and we are waiting for the monsoons. We’ve had a few teases, but we are hoping the real thing will be here soon! As the fields surrounding local farms have dried out, the critters have started … Continued

July 1, 2020

July is here and hopefully the rain won’t be far behind. At least this week is a little cooler for all the growers out in the field. While the eventual monsoon rains will cool things off and give plants a boost, … Continued