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Stuffed Peppers with Eggplant and Roasted Tomatoes

Make an elegant version of stuffed peppers with this delicious recipe featuring roasted tomatoes and eggplant. It’s vegetarian, too!

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Last hurrah for my garden’s tomatoes and beans

The days are getting shorter and the nights colder, but my garden still keeps chugging along with a final flurry of tomatoes and beans. Keeping up with them all has been the real challenge right now, and coming up with different and exciting ways to use them beyond endless tomato salads and pasta sauces.

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Rainbow Chard Pizza

Rainbow Chard PizzaI love making homemade pizza, especially coming up with new and interesting pizza flavor combinations to try when certain vegetables are at their peak and can be showcased for a wonderful and unexpected meal.

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What’s been cooking…the summer edition

Well, it’s been a while since I’ve checked in, mostly as July was a horribly busy month with some serious ups and downs. One of the downs was me being out of commission with a bad summer bug for several weeks. I couldn’t even taste anything at all for most of a week – what a horrible waste in the middle of the New Jersey fruit and vegetable season!

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More Ways With Fresh Tomatoes

Well, September is almost over and my summer garden is fading away. As such I’ve been using up and enjoying the last of my tomato harvest in as many different ways as possible. First was a nice and spicy vegetable soup from one of my favorite little cookbooks, Perfect Mexican. This was really satisfying and I made enough to enjoy for several days, almost all with local squash, potatoes and corn along with my own tomatoes.

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