Saturday, September 15, 2007
Before wineries flourished here, fruit orchards were a mainstay of the economy in this corner of Washington. Even today you can get some of the most tasty apricots, peaches, nectarines, and apples in the Columbia Valley area. As for me, I bought a case of tomatoes which I sliced, spiced, and dehydrated for pastas, soups, and sauces. Actually I can munch on dehydrated tomatoes as easily as potato chips!