Tag Archives: Tomatoes

Stuffed Collard Rolls

Eat Your Dark Leafy Greens! Here is a very cool way to use Collard Greens. Most of the time collard greens are braised, steamed, sautéed or fried.  Collards are tough and leathery greens. They may be the heaviest and thickest … Continue reading

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Tomato Pasta Salad with Tomato Salad Dressing

Summer time and the living is easy…..So is this recipe for Tomato Pasta Salad.  Take it to your next picnic.  Add some grilled meat or veggies on the side and you have a nice meal. Cilantro and cumin are a … Continue reading

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Tomato Pancakes

Why do we add only fruit to our pancakes?  Actually, tomatoes are fruit. This is an old heritage recipe that should never have been forgotten.  The secret of these delicious pancakes is to use chunks of fresh summer tomato thoroughly … Continue reading

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Tomato Soup Cake, Tea Biscuits, Lemon Squares and More – Heritage Baking

While reminiscing with my great friend Colleen about growing up and all the things that mean so much to us as kids and how our families are so important to us growing up and how memories of food and home … Continue reading

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Pasta with Red and Golden Cherry Tomatoes

What’s for dinner? Got lots of tiny tomatoes? Some pasta?  Pasta and tomatoes, what a great combination, along with a little cheese, it’s a healthy, nutritious meal.  This dish can be made in a moment’s notice.  It can come together … Continue reading

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Healthy Burger Toppings

Hamburgers, Bison Burgers, Lamb Burgers, Turkey Burgers, Veggie Burgers, Chicken Burgers, Salmon Burgers, Mushroom Burgers…What tops a burger better than fresh veggies?  Well other than the standard ketchup, mustard and relish, nothing…. Here are a few new and tasty things … Continue reading

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Tomato: A Fresh-from-the-Vine Cookbook – Review and Giveaway

Tomato: A Fresh-from-the-Vine Cookbook, by Lawrence Davis-Hollander, published by Storey Publishing.  Is everything you want to know about the most loved vegetable and more.  Or is it really a fruit? Fruit? Vegetable? Fruit? Vegetable? No matter what, they are great! … Continue reading

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Cooking With Pumpkins and Squash – Review and Giveaway

This is Squash and Pumpkin Season.  Cooking With Pumpkins and Squash, by Brian Glover, Ryland Peters & Small publishers,  is the perfect answer when it comes to what to do with this unique vegetable we have in our boxes at … Continue reading

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Putting Up: A Year Round Guide to Canning in the Southern Tradition – Review and Giveaway

I enjoy putting away my own organic tomato sauce every year, and last year I actually made enough quarts of my “special sauce” to see us through the winter and into early summer. There is nothing better and healthier than … Continue reading

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Roasted Tomato Soup

When tomato season is at its peak, we make this soup with the tomatoes that are too ripe to slice for salads.  I find that if you use a combination of red and yellow tomatoes you get a beautiful orange … Continue reading

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Fresh & Local: Straight from Canadian farms to your table- Review and Giveaway

This week I have been lucky to have received a gourmet Canadian cookbook, Fresh & Local: Straight  from Canadian farms to your table, by Craig Flinn,  foreword by Michael Smith. About the Book Fresh & Local is a beautifully illustrated … Continue reading

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