Fried Green Tomatoes

The tomatoes of summer do not appreciate the frosts of winter. If you have to harvest your tomatoes before they are ripe – here is one way to use them up. Green Tomato Roots Many of us are Southwest at heart but arrived here from other parts of the country, or even the world. Personally, I – Monica King – dug my feet into the caliche over twenty-five years ago. I was born in the south and enjoyed life as a migratory beekeeper’s daughter, thus I have been lucky to […]

Roasted Artichokes

Artichokes are about ready to harvest right now in Southwest gardens.  Rather than boil them and lose a lot of flavor – roasting them seals in an added layer of flavor! Roasted Artichokes serves 2 or 4 – depending 3 fresh artichokes 2 large fresh lemons 2 tablespoons olive oil fresh herbs chopped fine – fresh if possible, use half as much dried. rosemary, thyme, oregano, and a bit of sage coarse or Himalayan sea salt ¼ teaspoon dried peppergrass seed or freshly-cracked black pepper Preheat oven to 400°F   […]