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Rustic Tomato Tart

Gather Up:

1 Recipe Pastry Dough, rolled into a 12 inch round and chilled

1/3 cup fresh Basil Pesto

1 ½ cups fresh corn, blanched and cut off cobs

3 heirloom tomatoes, assorted colors, sliced

½ cup mild white cheese, Monterey jack or your choice

Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste

1 tablespoon freshly grated parmesan…


Added by Nancy on August 16, 2010 at 5:15pm — 3 Comments

Fresh Tomato Sauce for Pasta

It’s ROUND TWO: Battle of the Fresh Tomato Pasta Sauce. Tonight’s contender is a crowd favorite, champion of the “Cooked” Tomato. With lots of fans and lots of press this contender comes to the table highly anticipated.

This veteran competitor knows that garden fresh tomatoes must have a garden friendly recipe. The winner of this “Cooked vs. Uncooked” battle will…


Added by Nancy on July 21, 2010 at 2:04pm — No Comments

Tomato Sauce for Pasta, Fresh and Uncooked

It’s ROUND ONE: Battle of the Fresh Tomato Pasta Sauce. In tonight’s corner we have “Uncooked.” But, uncooked doesn’t mean lacking. No, ma’am. I think you’ll find that this pasta sauce will put up quite a fight. In fact, if we were in some kind of “Farmer’s Market Boxing Ring,” I think the announcer would say something…


Added by Nancy on July 20, 2010 at 5:58pm — No Comments

Refrigerator Style Bread and Butter Pickles

Refrigerator Style Bread and Butter Pickles

Pickling cucumbers as still life? Oh, please… With these beauties the picture practically…


Added by Nancy on July 14, 2010 at 11:36am — 1 Comment

Summer Heaven Veggie Sandwich

(Or otherwise known as: The Sandwich Which is God’s Compensation for the Heat in Texas…)

And sweet compensation is it! It’s no small matter to taste the broiling sun in the juice of a tomato, or to sense the coolness of the shade coming off an eggplant, or to brush clumps of local grit off an onion… And peppers! Don’t get me started on the…


Added by Nancy on June 24, 2010 at 5:50pm — 2 Comments



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