First frost means the end of the summer bounty, which was looking scraggly anyway.
Basil, both green and purple become pesto
which freezes beautifully.
I had no idea I had so many peppers on the Anaheim plant I had out there. Looks like another batch of pickled peppers are in order. I'm also going to try my hand at some pepper vinegar with those smaller ones.
I'm down to my last case of empty canning jars, so while I'm sad to see the season go, it's good to know I captured so much of it in jars to enjoy and swap over the next few months.