Go directly to recipe School of Hard Knocks? Didn’t graduate, don’t want to attend. We learn from our mistakes. Can’t I learn from other people’s? Adversity makes us stronger. I don’t feel weak. Life is hard! Why? Does it have to be? Why can’t it be easy? ... Continue reading...
I used a supermarket tomato for this and it was fine. But, by this time of year our supermarket tomatoes are quite good. We used a Weber-type kettle grill. Instructions for a gas grill are in Notes.
Cherry Tomato Tart, with fresh chives, creamy goat cheese and marinated artichoke hearts
Yellow Tomato Vegetable Soup, chock-a-block with garden ripe tomatoes, carrots, celery, peppers, onions and cabbage. A vegetarian soup for a healthy lunch.
Time to get creative with zucchini / summer squash. I used a yellow squash and lettuce leaf basil for this.
Everything can be made ahead and combined just before serving. Actually, it's best that way....
Chicken, Green Bean and Tomato Pasta with Peanut Dressing
Stuffed Zucchini Rolls - thin slices of summer squash filled with ricotta and basel, finished with a tomato pesto sauce that makes itself.
Zucchini, Tomato and Goat Cheese Stacks, with lettuce leaf basil
Grilled Turkey Pesto Rolls with Tomato Avocado Sauce
This is an easy skillet dinner with a creamy ricotta / tomato sauce. I used rotelle pasta.
Sfincione Bagarese is a Sicilian specialty that is similar to a deep-dish pizza, but without tomato sauce.... just lots of cheese.
Ham and Ricotta Ravioli, home-made pasta filled with a mix of prosciutto, ricotta, mozzarella and pesto with a simple tomato sauce
Tomato Garlic Salad There are two kinds of gardens. 1. A fresh, clean, new garden. A spot is chosen, the top bit of ground, with all the growing stuff, is removed, a load of fresh, rich black topsoil is brought in, distributed, raked and: Voila! It’s a garden. The soil is easy to work with ... Continue reading...