Tag Archives: Tomatoes

Pasta on the Patio

Even with our hot, humid Southern Summer nights, we (every now and then…) get a bit of relief and it’s a bit cooler. Perfect for a quick, easy, light pasta dinner on the patio. Yes, it could involve a fan blowing … Continue reading

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Summer Dinner on the Patio

Peaches, anyone? Fresh, juicy, and flavorful…..the perfect flavors when combined with tomatoes, sliced mozzarella, spinach, fresh basil from the garden, drizzle of olive oil and balsamic vinegar – then simply go outside to Get Your Dinner On!!! Easy, fast, and healthy – perfect … Continue reading

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Are You In-Spiralized? We Sure Are!

The nice folks over at Tuttorosso Tomatoes asked if I’d participate in the “Inspiralize the Spring” promotion, which runs through April 15th. They are giving away tons of prizes on their Facebook page, so scoot over there RIGHT NOW and … Continue reading

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Quick Chicken and Veggie Dinner With Farro

Chicken. What can I say? It can be a bit boring, yet is a steady performer, and always in our freezer “just in case”. But this one? Not boring, that’s for sure. Here’s how we roll: Cut 2 chicken breasts in … Continue reading

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Red Gold Simple Gourmet Lasagna Party

Party and Lasagna in the same sentence? That’s my kind of night! The nice folks at Red Gold Tomatoes recently sent me a goodie package, filled with all the right stuff to make lasagna as part of their new ad campaign … Continue reading

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THE Best Tomato Salad I’ve Ever Tasted….

During the last Cooking Class at our house, we sunk our teeth into one pretty, tasty, easy to make, even easier to eat creation – Tomato Stacked Salad with Corn and Avocado from the August 2012 Cooking Light magazine. When … Continue reading

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Special Guest Post – Starring the Hubby!

The Hubby is always behind the scenes (or lens!), taking all those fabulous photos and making sure that the food and fun is captured in a special way. So, today Hubby is the writer and editor of all things garden. … Continue reading

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First Two CSA Kitchen Inventions

Since I told you about the CSA Goodies, there have been two really fun recipes in which we have used some of the ingredients. Here are the first two: Grilled Zucchini with Parmesan Pesto               … Continue reading

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Great Asheville, NC Breakfast Spot

We traveled to Asheville, NC area for an overnight get-away – stayed at the Grand Bohemian Hotel  close to the Biltmore House. Great hotel, friendly staff and surprised to learn that they had an Artist Showing with wine tasting in the … Continue reading

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Community Garden Plant Swap

What do you do with: 15 Early Girls, 16 Straight Neck Squash, 14 Crooked Neck Squash, 34 Better Boys, 20 California Wonder Bell Peppers, 28 Romas, 24 Jalapenos, 17 Sweet Banana Peppers, 16 Early Long Purple Eggplant, AND 16 Okra … Continue reading

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