Slow Roasted Cherry Tomatoes

Slow Roasted Cherry Tomatoes

I find myself in the kitchen today roasting tomatoes without a purpose. Today it’s cherry tomatoes. I’m not sure what for yet… maybe for a dinner salad, maybe on a baguette or tossed with pasta… I’ll figure that part out later. For now, aren’t they pretty?...

Fresh Tomato and White Bean Pasta

We have tomatoes! This Fresh Tomato and White Bean Pasta is just the perfect home for those first ripe garden (or patio) tomatoes. I used both Romas (can’t believe they are ready now) and these tiny yellow teardrops. This is a super quick dinner, sauce is done...

Succotash with Barley and Green Chilies

  I served this Southwestern Succotash with Barley at the first bbq of the summer / spring…  I’m not sure because it is March and we should not be eating outside just yet.  Knowing that there would be bbq’d seafood and steak, I quickly...
Roasted Tomato Sauce –  for canning

Roasted Tomato Sauce – for canning

Our family garden. This is the third year now and every day I am surprised by the teaching opportunities it has provided to us and our 2 kids. Primarily respect. Respect for the plants, the earth, the food they worked and waited so long for. Patience. Recycling....