September 21, 2011
tomato soup

Tomato soup easily ranks on the list of Ultimate Comfort Foods. Even now, memories from my...

September 16, 2011

This is a very simple recipe that was cooked for decades in mountainous part of Ukraine. It’s cheap...

September 5, 2011
heirloom tomatoes variety

A sign of summer, heirloom tomatoes are easily on my list of favorite foods. Now, I'm more than...

September 2, 2011
caprese salad

Italians are experts at making easy and simple salads.  They use the best fresh ingredients...

September 1, 2011

Every year, around the end of August, the Spanish town of Bunol becomes a sea of red. The tiny...

August 31, 2011
corn on the cob

There's nothing quite like fresh corn chowder for a delicious (gluten free!) summer lunch or...

August 30, 2011
pasta with red vodka sauce

A famously delicious pasta topping, vodka infused red sauce makes for an incredibly rich sauce and...

August 25, 2011
Bloody Mary Cocktail

The Bloody Mary has a long and interesting story - and now, a poptail! A classic brunch cocktail...

August 24, 2011
tomatoes

Fresh canned tomatoes are one fantastic way to capture summer flavors and preserve them all year...

August 16, 2011
quinoa

Quinoa (pronounced "qin-wah") is a seed native to South and Central America.  It is...

August 15, 2011
ratatouille

Today is the birthday of the queen of French cooking. In Julia's honor, enjoy this classic...

August 11, 2011
hummus

Since you loved my previous post on different hummus recipes, I decided to do another round up of...

August 9, 2011
fried green tomato sandwich

August is National Sandwich Month.  To honor this ubiquitous lunch food, I will be posting a...

August 8, 2011
gnocchi

Gnocchi are Italian potato dumplings that feel like tender pillows in your mouth.  In the...

August 8, 2011
chicken kebabs

During the summer, we are constantly looking for foods that will cool us down.  These bloggers...

August 6, 2011
tomato sauce

Marcella Hazan is one of the foremost authorities on Italian cooking.  She has spent over 30...

August 5, 2011
tomato soup

Sometimes there is nothing better than a bowl of homemade soup.  During this time of year, I...

August 4, 2011
ketchup

It is officially tomato season and although I love eating the fresh slices with a dash of salt, I...

August 3, 2011
tomato jam

Tomato Jam is a popular condiment throughout Europe and is beginning to become more widely...

August 1, 2011

I had so many Roma Tomatoes in my garden this year, it was hard to believe unless you saw them. I...

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