This summer, with its erratic weather and hot conditions, has yielded some great crops and some not so great ones. One in particular that flourished in my household is tomatoes. We have more than we know what to do with. We’ve also had a good stock of peppers, cucumbers, and hot peppers.
In honor of the close of summer (and perhaps even a little late), I wanted to shed some light on some things you can do to use up those crops and eat healthy along the way.
Let’s start with the most problematic first, at least for my kitchen. Tomatoes are one of my favorite foods, and we have such an abundance of them that even I can’t eat them fast enough. That’s saying a lot, since I routinely eat them for snacks.
Here’s some easy things you can do with tomatoes: