August is here, and the summer sun and warm temperatures have done their job. Our gardens are exploding with goodies, from tomatoes to cucumbers, peppers and beans, are all producing like crazy. Too often, we cannot utilize everything growing in our gardens, as one can only eat so many tomatoes in a day. As our gardens go into their mass production stage, we end up giving tomatoes and cucumbers away. But why give all your goodies away when you can process them, or can them for later, when a fresh tomato or cucumber is nowhere in sight? And you just cannot beat homemade pickles.

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Angela and Carolyn Linton-Canfield
After 18 years working in the food and beverage industries of Chicago and San Francisco, Angela and Carolyn started a private chef and catering company, Life’s a Feast, in the tri-state area. They embrace their passion of cooking, entertaining, and creating one-of-a-kind experiences for their clients. Carolyn and Angela now share their passion with viewers on their cable show Life’s a Feast, available on Mediacom and their YouTube channel, Life’s a Feast LLC. Both share their expertise on food and wine on our website, their website, as well as their Facebook page. Recipes and photos are the copyrighted and intellectual property of Life’s a Feast, LLC.


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