Garden Minestrone

1 teaspoons olive oil 1/2 cup chopped onion 1 teaspoon oregano 3 garlic cloves, minced 4 cups of any combination of the following: yellow squash, zucchini, carrot,  corn kernels, green beans, pepper 2 cups chopped tomato, divided 2 cups vegetable or chicken broth 1/2 cup ditalini pasta (or whatever pasta you have) 1 (15.5-ounce) can Northern … More Garden Minestrone

Fresh Green bean, Corn, and Tomato Summer Salad

Coarse salt; 3 ears corn, husks and silk removed; 1  pounds green bean, stem ends snapped off; 3 cloves garlic, peeled and gently smashed; 4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil; 3 tablespoons red-wine vinegar; 1/2 small red onion, peeled and thinly sliced; 2 1/2 cups of mixed heirloom tomatoes, chopped In a large pot of boiling … More Fresh Green bean, Corn, and Tomato Summer Salad