Quick Tomato Soup From Scratch

The change of the seasons always brings cravings for “seasonal” foods.  Around February/March, I start to crave summer foods…cheeseburgers on the grill I can eat outside without freezing, smoked chicken…

Shepherd’s Pie

Fun fact of the day:  did you know if you make your shepherd’s pie with ground beef, it’s not shepherd’s pie?  It’s actually called cottage pie.  True, authentic shepherd’s pie…

Small Batch Tomato Sauce

We’ve had insanely hot weather here in Vermont recently–like in the 90’s and crazy humidity!  It was like, all at once my tomatoes, decided that TODAY WAS THE DAY!  They…