Tag: tomato

naan pizzas

It wouldn’t be summer if I wasn’t wiping noses and playing Bop It alone in a dark room.  (click on the link for a description of Bop It a.k.a the greatest game in the universe). Wait, what?! You all probably expected me to say something more glamorous like “putting on tanning oil and playing volleyball […]

tomato soup

My dad said that he could have soup and a toasty sandwich every day, and never get tired of it. This soup is traditional, mellow, and has a lovely tomato flavor.  It conjures up peaceful, childhood memories — without coming from a red and white can. As the days get cooler, and the air gets […]

provencal tomatoes

before being baked  I took a trip to the farmer’s market this past weekend and picked up some gorgeous tomatoes.  Almost too pretty to eat.  These are nothing like the spongy, flavorless “tomatoes” that I find at the grocery store — these are juicy and bursting with flavor. This means that they only need simple […]

caprese breakfast tartines and zucchini fries

 These caprese breakfast tartines speak for themselves: crunchy herb bread from the local bakery, slathered with homemade herb butter, fresh basil, juicy tomatoes, golden, bubbly melted cheese, and topped with a perfect sunny-side-down egg. I like to serve them with a side of perfectly crunchy, herb-y, Parmesan-y baked zucchini fries (one of the French-fries classier […]