Tag Archives: tomatoes

Cuban Inspired Tomato Soup

I really enjoy playing with flavors from different cultures. I have been creating tomato soups with various cultural influences. The first one, Cuban!

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Pasta alla Amatriciana

We’ve covered three of the four pastas of Rome – and here is the final dish – Pasta alla Amatriciana

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Coffee Crusted Ahi with Sweet Onion and Tomato Relish

National gourmet coffee day was last month. It made me start thinking about my coffee crusted ahi and decided to play around with the idea. Crusted with lemon pepper and coffee grounds, seared and topped with a fresh relish. It … Continue reading

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Heirloom Tomato Toast

I love heirloom tomatoes. My favorite are brandywine. This recipe uses fresh, sliced tomatoes (straight from my garden, but farmer’s markets have wonderful options too) on toast with melted cheese. Minimal ingredients, maximum flavor!

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Baked Summer Vegetables

It’s time to pull out the vegetable plants and prep the beds for next year,  but there are still some fruits on the plants. There was just a little bit of this, a little bit of that – I added … Continue reading

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