What To Do With Your Garden Abundance

Pacific Current Magazine

As posted on WestSound Home & Garden Magazine’s blog:

by Elise Watness

If you have a vegetable garden, you probably want all your produce to be used well. But there is a limit to how much produce one household can consume.

Puget Sound gardeners get an average of 10 pounds of tomatoes from each plant (and as many as 25 pounds), according to The Brothers Greenhouses tomato trials. These kinds of harvests call for more than a few snacks in the garden. During busy summer harvest, it’s nice to have recipes at the ready and plans for garden gifts.

Garden Abundance

Most summer crops are versatile for various cuisines. This is good news for those who tire of the same harvest dinners.

If you grow tomatoes, consider that they’re the base of many dishes — from Indian curry to Southern jambalaya.

Do you have garlic and basil? Dice with tomatoes into Italian bruschetta…

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