Tomato-palooza: Preserving 45 pounds of summer tomatoes

Tamara MannellyAll Articles, Dressings, sauces and dips, Ferments, Real Food, Recipes, Side Dishes, Snacks and Appetizers, Soups5 Comments

Preserving 45 Pounds of Tomatoes - www.ohlardy.com

This summer has been a wonderful one for tomatoes, at least in Chicago.  With the very hot and dry weather, the tomatoes seem to be growing like crazy!  I have been eating tomatoes for almost every meal!  Don’t you just love garden fresh summer tomatoes?  Hopefully these recipes will give you some ideas on how to preserve your summer crop! … Read More

How to make your own Greek yogurt

Tamara MannellyDressings, sauces and dips, Fermenting, Real Food, Recipes10 Comments

How to Make Your Own Greek Yogurt - www.ohlardy.com

If you want to be sure your Greek yogurt is the real stuff, make your own!!   Making your own Greek yogurt/yogurt cheese/strained yogurt is a pretty simple task.  You need the following ingredients:   full fat, plain yogurt (organic if possible) cheesecloth or a very thin dishtowel strainer bowl a large jar with wide mouth (or blender) wooden spoon … Read More

Granola – Our Breakfast Cereal

Kelly ListonAll Articles, Breakfast, Recipes13 Comments

I got rid of all breakfast cereals a long time ago (much to the dismay of my younger son).  Besides eggs, oatmeal, smoothies, and french toast this granola recipe serves as our go-to cold cereal option.  I have it with milk in the morning or sprinkled on yogurt for a snack. I bet it would be delicious on vanilla ice … Read More

Zucchini and Herb Frittata

Tamara MannellyAll Articles, Breakfast, Entrees, Recipes14 Comments

Zucchini and Herb Frittata - www.ohlardy.com

**This photo cracks me up.  My daughter had already dug in to the frittata before I had a chance to take a picture.  With the basil sprig, we laughed that it looks like Ms. Pacman! My family fell in love with frittatas on a trip to Spain last spring.  Well, really we loved the ‘Spanish omelette’ which is essentially a … Read More