Homemade Pizza Sauce Recipe

Ball Complete Book Of Home Preserving 13 cups tomato puree (need about 9 pounds of tomatoes run through a food mill) 1/2 cup bottled lemon juice 2 tsp dried oregano 1 tsp freshly ground black pepper 1 tsp salt 1 tsp garlic powder 1. Prepare canner, jar and lids. 2. Place half of the tomatoRead More

Pickled Beets Recipes

Cuts off beet tops, leaving 1 inch of stem.  Also leave root.  Wash beets, cover with boiling water, and cook until tender.  Remove skins and slice beets. For pickling sirup, use 7 cups vinegar, 8 cups of sugar and 2 cups water.  Heat to boiling (covers 14 pts). Pack beets in glass jars to 1/2Read More

Tyler’s Zucchini Boat Recipe

If you like zucchini, you’ll love these garlic zucchini boats, especially fresh from the garden! Get your grilled warmed up while you prepare these delicious veggie appetizers. Cut your zucchini in half and spoon or peel out the center of the zucchini to make a “boat”. Lightly line the bottom of the boat with mincedRead More

Zucchini Pizza Bites

2-3 round green or yellow zucchini, cut into 1/4 thin rounds Extra virgin olive oil Salt and freshly ground black pepper 2/3 cup of your favorite tomato sauce 1/4 grated mozzarella cheese 1/4 grated parmesan cheese Canned or fresh mushrooms Canned, sliced black olives Preheat oven to 425 degrees (or prep Pizazz Pizza oven). BrushRead More

Grandma Margie’s Favorite Zucchini Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

1 1/2 cups white sugar 1 cup vegetable oil 4 eggs (unbeaten) 1 tsp vanilla 2 cups flour 2 tsp baking powder 2 tsp baking soda 1 tsp salt 1/2 tsp cinnamon 2 cup raw, grated zucchini 1 cup chopped nuts Cream sugar and oil until fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time; beat wellRead More

Homemade Bloody Mary Mix

From The RunawaySpoon.com 8 pounds plum tomatoes, quartered 3 green peppers, chopped, seeds and ribs removed 3 carrots, diced 3 ribs celery, diced 1 small onion, diced 4 garlic cloves, minced 1 bunch italian parsley leaves, torn 1 inch piece fresh ginger, peeled and chopped 3 small or 1 large banana peppers, seeds removed, choppedRead More

Kale and Cabbage Slaw

From Martha Stewart: Meatless 4 Servings 1 tbsp Dijon mustard 1 tsp apple cider vinegar 1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper 3 cups mix finely shredded kale and cabbage 1 carrot, peeled and julienned 1/4 cup fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves 2 tbsp diced red onion 2 tbsp hulled sunflower seedsRead More

Molly’s Awesome Sauce

Seasoned Tomato Sauce From Complete Book Of Small-Batch Preserving 12 cups chopped ripe tomatoes, unpeeled 1 cup chopped onion 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 tbsp chopped fresh oregano or 1 tsp dried 1 tsp white sugar 1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper 2 bay leaves 2 tbsp red wine vinegar or lemon juice 1/2 tspRead More

Zesty Garden Appetizer – Jalapeno Chicken Wrap

A zesty appetizer everyone will love with fresh from the garden jalapeno peppers! 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts 1 pound sliced bacon 15 jalapeno peppers, seeded and cut in half 1 tablespoon garlic powder 1 tablespoon onion powder 1 table spoon pepper 2 teaspoons seasoned salt 1 teaspoon paprika 1 small onion, cut intoRead More

Refrigerator Pickles Recipe

7 cups of cucumbers 1 cup sliced onions 1 cup white vinegar 2 cups sugar 2 T. pickling salt 1 tsp. celery seed Mix all together.  Will last in refrigerator 2 weeks.

Garden Salsa Recipe

25 medium tomatoes (14 cups peeled and quartered) 5 large onions (6 cups chopped) 2 large green peppers (seeds removed, chopped) 9-11 jalapeno peppers (seeds removed, chopped 2 stalks celery 1/2 cup vinegar 1 cup sugar 1/4 cup canning salt 1 12 oz can of tomatoes paste Mix all and cook on stove until vegetablesRead More

Cilantro Tomato Bruschetta

1 pound French bread, cut into 1″ slices. 1/2 cup olive oil, divided. 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar 3 small tomatoes, seeded and chopped 1/4 cup finely chopped onion 1/4 cup fresh cilantro leaves, coarsely chopped 1/4 tsp salt 1/4 tsp pepper 1/4 cup shredded mozzarella cheese Place bread on an ungreased baking sheet; brushed withRead More

Lemon Pepper Vegetables

1 pound fresh green beans, trimmed and cut into 2″ pieces 2 tablespoons water 1 small yellow summer squash, cut into 1/2 ” pieces 1 cup halved cherry tomatoes 2 tablespoons butter 3/4 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning 1/4 teaspoon Italian seasoning In a large microwave-safe bowl, combine green beans and water.  Cover and microwave on highRead More

Light Strawberry Pie

1 CAM (8 ounces) unsweetened crushed pineapple 1 package (8 ounces) sugar-free cook-and-serve vanilla pudding mix. 1 package (3 ounces) sugar free strawberry gelatin 3 cups sliced fresh strawberries 1 (8 inch) graham cracker crust 1/2 cup reduced fat whipped topping Drain pineapple, reserve juice in a 2-cup measuring cup.  Set pineapple aside.  Add enoughRead More

Roasted Potatoes and Peppers

2 pounds small red potatoes, quartered 1 medium green pepper, coarsely chopped 1 medium sweet red pepper, coarsely chopped. 1 medium red onion, coarsely chopped. 1/2 cup creamy garlic salad dressing. In a 15″ x 10″ x 1″ baking pan coated with cooking spray, combine the potatoes, peppers and onion.  Drizzle with dressing and tossRead More

Eggplant Bolognese

Every Day Food  2007 Serves 8 Prep time: 20 minutes; Total time: 1 hour Ingredients 8 tablespoons olive oil 1 large eggplant (about 1 pound), peeled and cut into ½ inch pieces 1 medium onion, finely chopped 1 green bell pepper, finely chopped 1 zucchini (about 8 oz), quartered lengthwise and sliced ¼ inch thickRead More


Serves 6-8 Ingredients 7 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 medium-sized eggplant, peeled and diced salt and pepper 1 onion, diced 1 small green bell pepper, diced 1 small red bell pepper, diced 2 small yellow summer squash, diced 2 small zucchini, diced 2 ripe tomatoes, seeded and diced 4 cloves of garlic, minced 1Read More

Greek Minestrone

Better Homes & Gardens Start to finish: 40 minutes.  Makes 6 Servings. 2 stalks celery, finely chopped 1 large onion, finely chopped (1 cup) 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tablespoon olive oil 5 cups vegetable broth 1 cup water ½ cup uncooked brown rice 6 cups torn spinach 1 15-ounce can Great Northern beans, rinsedRead More

Fresh Tomato Basil Salad Recipe

Yesterday I brushed against the fresh basil in the greenhouse (which we planted at Blossom Town and is filling the pot out wonderfully!).  My taste buds came alive at the thought of a fresh garden tomato topped with basil.  Here’s a recipe I can’t wait to have this summer – an awesome blend of flavorsRead More

Football Recipe with Your Favorite Veggies – Gazpacho Dip!

Ready for the big game this weekend?  Hosting a party?  Need a fun recipe idea? We just had to share this delicious recipe for Gazpacho Dip, packed with our favorite; vegetables! Gazpacho Dip 3 tomatoes, diced 3 avocados, pitted and diced 4 green onions, thinly sliced 4 oz can diced green chilies 3 T. oliveRead More

Fresh Tomato Basil Pizza

Here’s a great recipe for those delicious tomatoes and herbs from your garden! Fresh Tomato Basil Pizza 1 tube (8 ounces) refrigerated crescent rolls 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/2 cup chopped fresh basil 8 ounces sliced provolone cheese 4 medium tomatoes, thinly sliced 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1/4 teaspoon pepperRead More

BLT Pizza

Fresh tomatoes are wonderful on this fresh pizza! 1 (8 oz) tube refrigerated crescent rolls 1 cup mayonnaise 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 2 cups shredded lettuce 12 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled 1 medium tomato, seeded and chopped 2 green onions, thinly sliced 1 ½ cups shredded cheddar cheese Press dough onto the bottom andRead More

Strawberry Pie

1 cup sugar                                                      3 tbsp strawberry gelatin 3 tbsp corn starch                                            1 quart strawberries (washed & sliced) 1 cup water                                                     1 crust baked or graham cracker   Combine sugar, cornstarch & water. Cook until thick & clear. Add strawberry gelatin. Cool. Put strawberries into crust and cover with gelatin mix.  

Rhubarb Cake

½ cup shortening                                             1 tsp soda & salt 1-1/2 cup brown sugar                                    2 cup flour 1 egg                                                               2 cups cut up rhubarb 1 tsp vanilla                                                     1 cup sour milk   Mix in order. Pour into greased 9×13 pan. Mix ½ cup brown sugar, 1 tsp cinnamon and sprinkle over top of cake batter. Bake atRead More

Rhubarb Yellow Cake Mix

Prepare the yellow cake mix following the box directions. *Mix together 2 cups rhubarb and 1 cup sugar. Spread on the of the cake batter. Pour 2 cups of heavy whipping cream over the top. Bake for 1 hour at 350 degrees.

Asparagus Pie

Ingredients 1/2 cup flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 3/4 teaspoon white sugar 1 pinch fresh ground black pepper 1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme 1 1/4 cups milk 3 large eggs 1 tablespoon lemon zest 1 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed and cut into 2-inch pieces 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons butter Directions Preheat oven to 350 degreesRead More

Rhubarb Upside Down Cake

Ingredients 5 cups chopped fresh rhubarb 1 cup white sugar 3 cups miniature marshmallows 1 (3 ounce) package strawberry flavored gelatin 1 (18.25 ounce) package yellow cake mix Directions Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9×13 inch pan. In a large bowl, stir together the rhubarb, sugar, marshmallows andRead More

Zucchini Soup

1 medium onion, sliced thin 1 large rib celery, sliced thin 1 large carrot, sliced thin 1 large potato, sliced thin 1 red pepper, sliced (optional) 4 tablespoons butter 3 cups chicken broth Salt & pepper 1 teaspoon parsley 4 medium zucchini, cut into quarters length wise and sliced thin.   Sauté onions, celery, carrots,Read More

Pineapple Pork Kabobs with Fresh Peppers

Here’s a great Summer time recipe for your fresh garden peppers! 1 can (8 ounces unsweetened pineapple chunks 2 tablespoons plus 1-1/2 teaspoons cider vinegar 2 tablespoons brown sugar Dash of Pepper 1/2 pound pork tenderloin, cut into 1-inch pieces 1/2 small sweet red pepper, cut into 1-inch chunks 1/2 small green pepper, cut intoRead More

Creamy White Chili Is A Hit

With Valentine’s Day being one of the busiest and most exciting days of the year at Blossom Town, there is always a full team of staff and outside help that become part of the Blossom Town team.  The best part about the day, is our friends and family seem to always remember we still needRead More