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Preserving the Summer Harvest

Cool morning temperatures, yellowing Honeylocust leaves, plus plants weighted down with vegetables point towards late summer harvest season.  A quick pass through my yard revealed ripe tomatoes, several cauliflower, onions, currents, and another round of green beans.  Meal planning is easy this time of year given the abundance of fresh produces.  Each day means more beans, more currents, more onions… but comes a point on how many times I can eat fresh green beans in a row for dinner.  It’s…


Added by Urban Overalls on August 21, 2013 at 5:40pm — 2 Comments

Summer Grill Outs: Smoke like a Pro

A smoker is a wonderful piece of equipment.  We use it as an extension of our kitchen, and on hot summer evenings, it is a great way to have the cooking take place outside on the patio, rather than heating up the kitchen.  For those of you who are not familiar with a smoker, it is a device that allows you to control the temperature (typically within the 200F – 300F range) while cooking over heat/fire that generates smoke which is intended to permeate the food you are cooking.  Ribs, loins,…


Added by Urban Overalls on August 21, 2013 at 5:35pm — 4 Comments


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