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Yup, that’s a gallon of tomatoes.

I gardened in Colorado, at almost 7,000 feet in elevation, for 10 years. Our last frost date typically fell after the first week of June, and our first frost was in early September. We were having a really good year when we managed a 100 day growing season. Nights, even at the height of summer, were in the upper 40’s/low 50’s. That was NOT tomato growing country. Read the rest of this entry »


Bit of zucchini added to this batch, because who DOESN’T have lots of zucchini right now?

I haven’t posted a recipe in a while.

I grew sweet corn for the first time in forever last year. It turned out well, but it all came ripe at once, and I really didn’t grow enough to sell. So I blanched it all, cut it off the cob, and froze it. We still have quite a bit left. And the corn for THIS year is as tall as my waste (we definitely made the “knee high by the 4th of July” rule). So, I need to use up some of what’s in my freezer… Read the rest of this entry »

MeatLoversChiliI’m a bit of a chilihead. Living in Southwest Colorado for 10 years, (not to mention southern California for a while when I was a kid, and traveling in Mexico for 9 months in my 20’s) has given me a serious appreciation for a well-balanced bowl of red. Read the rest of this entry »

Jennifer Kleffner

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