Category Archives: Tomatoes

In Season: What we’re doing with Roasted Tomato Sauce

When we were in Spain last November, we stopped by an Italian (very rare) restaurant near our AirBnB flat. Matt ordered Gnocchi De La Mama, gnocchi in tomato sauce. He was a bit skeptical, because he generally likes gnocchi with … Continue reading

Posted in Food/Recipes, In Season: What we're doing with..., Tomatoes | 1 Comment

In Season: What we’re doing with Tomatoes

In 2014 ¬†we had an amazing crop of tomatoes. I mean, incredible. Literally tons of tomatoes. I made everything you can think of and more that summer. Canned tomatoes, passata, roasted tomato sauce, ketchup, salsa, spaghetti sauce, tomato jam, chutney, … Continue reading

Posted in Food/Recipes, In Season: What we're doing with..., Tomatoes | 4 Comments

In Season: What we’re doing with Zucchini, Summer Squash, & Eggplant

Mondays and Thursdays are long. To be honest, most days are long this time of year. But on Thursday, we get up at 4:30am to bake granola and biscuits, make hummus and pesto, and roast coffee beans. Then, we head … Continue reading

Posted in Bell Peppers, Eggplant, Food/Recipes, In Season: What we're doing with..., Parsley, Summer Squash, Tomatoes, Zucchini | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Thank You, Saveur and Felicia Campbell

As I browsed through the June/July 2014 issue of Saveur, I paused to read about Makhlama Lahm, an Iraqi breakfast with eggs, tomatoes, and lamb. I marked the page and told Matt I was going to make this dish. I … Continue reading

Posted in Farmers Market, Food/Recipes, Parsley, Tomatoes | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Fresh Tomatoes & Burrata

When we crave tasty and unique cheese, we order from Murray’s (http://www.murrayscheese.com). Our last order consisted of Brebirousse D’Argentalk (stinky and runny for me, my favorite!), Maplebrook Burrata, Klaverkaas Estate Gouda (the taste takes us back to Amsterdam), Bayley Hazen … Continue reading

Posted in Food/Recipes, Tomatoes, Travel | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Shrimp in Tomato Sauce

I finally pulled out the last bag of whole, frozen tomatoes. Until a couple years ago, I didn’t realize you could freeze tomatoes. After a quick rinse, I freeze them in a single layer on a cookie sheet. Then I … Continue reading

Posted in Fennel, Food/Recipes, Tomatoes, Zucchini | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Tomatoes and Basil…and that’s all I need

During this time of the year, garden tomatoes tend to play a role in most of our meals, including breakfast. (Sauteed tomatoes spread on Oxbow Farms toasted bread…yum.) I find myself simply slicing them with a little salt, devouring BLTs, … Continue reading

Posted in Food/Recipes, Tomatoes | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment