Tomatillo Salsa Verde

Te quiero verde ” I Love Green”

Yes it’s that time of year again.  The day we have been waiting for all summer has arrived.

It’s Tomatillo Time !

Since finding out I was allergic to red tomatoes last year , I have been looking into making things with these little treasures.  All summer I had been fearing that my destructive gardening tendancies would have destroyed my little tomatillo patch out in the back 40, but I managed to save 3 plants, which to my surprise, provided me with more than enough to get me through our long cold winters here in Northern Ontario! Continue reading


Avacado Ginger Salsa

As summer is nearing it’s end, we must have one last reminder of our fun in the sun.  This salsa is so refreshing, it is well suited to go with salmon and seafood.  


~Avacado Ginger Salsa~


  • 1/2 cup(125mL) plain yogurt , preferably balkan style
  • 2 green onions sliced thinly
  • 1/4 cup(50mL) pickled ginger, drained and chopped *
  • 1 ripe avacado, diced
  • 1 english cucumber ,seeded and diced
  • 1/2 tsp(2mL) salt or to taste


Place all ingredients into a medium size bowl, and stir in the yogurt

* pickled ginger can be purchased at Asian markets, or the International section at most grocery stores

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