Harvesting Green Tom...

Green tomatoes for frying aren’t often sold at markets in Chicagoland, and are one of the unique treats one can enjoy from the garden. While all tomatoes are green while unripe, there is a right time to pick a green tomato for frying, and this is not often explained in fried green...

What’s Cooking...

Like victory gardens, bake sales have a pretty grand history when it comes to bringing communities together, raising money for projects from school programs to, let’s say, city vegetable gardens. But beyond the history, it’s just awesome to buy a really tasty treat made by a neighbor to...

Recipe of the Week: Lindsay’s Green Tomato Cupcakes Aug08

Recipe of the Week: ...

Lindsay’s Green Tomato Cupcakes with Lemon Basil Cream Cheese Frosting Makes about 24 cupcakes Cake 1 cup unsalted butter 2 ½ cups sugar 3 large eggs ¼ cup sweet green tomato puree** ¼ cup plain yogurt 3 cups all purpose flour 1 teaspoon cinnamon ½ teaspoon nutmeg 1 teaspoon baking powder 1...