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HERBS & SPICES

A WINDOW GARDEN GROWS IN SHADE

That’s right. We face north a couple blocks from the Lake with no direct sunlight – rising, setting or in between. For a few years now I couldn’t grow a thing in this apartment. I surmised it was due to the massive pest control treatments conducted throughout the building over a long period of time. […]

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FOOD PREP TOMATOES

CORING TOMATOES

For years I cut the tops and the bottoms off of tomatoes, then cut the pieces from both that were usable minus the stem parts. Now I core them first. It saves time and product. So easy. You get a better cut too.  

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FOOD PREP NUTS & SEEDS TOMATOES

SEEDING FRESH TOMATOES

Seeding a tomato actually means removing the seeds with the pulp, leaving the skin and the fleshy part attached to the skin. In other words, you don’t have to pick through the pulp to remove the seeds. The pulp goes out with the seeds. Seeding tomatoes is easy to do once you do it. No […]