Tag Archives: Tomatoes

Sausage & Beer Queso

There are times when nothing but a nice, ooey gooey pot of queso will do. And a small, socially distanced gathering of friends and family for a holidaze dinner seemed the perfect time to take a new version, from the … Continue reading

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Parfait! Fractured Tacos

And so, nine years later, we revisit my Aunt Buzz’s Fractured Taco Casserole. I have taken a few more steps away from my favorite Aunt’s 1960’s casserole; adding refried black beans to the taco meat and using tortilla chips in … Continue reading

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(Baked) Bean Soup

Some things I haven’t always known about canned baked beans: Number one: most are gluten-free. I would say all, but one never knows what someone will slip in when they can. Number two: cousins in the UK promise us that … Continue reading

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Roasted Grape Tomatoes

I have posted this recipe before, under “Afternoon Delight Tomatoes,” because, while Nigella Lawson calls them “Moonblush Tomatoes” and roasts hers overnight; I tended to do mine in the afternoon. This time, I took Nigella’s cue and started mine a … Continue reading

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Charred Tomatoes With Basil

One of my markets had a pretty decent deal: 2 packages of grape tomatoes for $5 – but… you had to buy two to get the deal. Now, we like tomatoes, but for just the two of us, that is … Continue reading

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Almost a Reuben Casserole

I had some leftover Barbecued Corned Beef in the freezer, a rather fine jar of German sauerkraut in the pantry, and some cherry tomatoes that needed to be used. What to do? Well, with a little help from the nice … Continue reading

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Baked Cod With Spicy Tomato Sauce

We are kinda blessed with two very good fishmonger options. One, a local place down the street is my go-t0 for salmon, in-house smoked salmon, and, their lobster salad? Yum! My other option is a national chain, but we are … Continue reading

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Baked Mac and Cheese With Tomatoes and Basil

True confession: growing up, mac and cheese in our house was Kraft Dinner, y’know, in the blue box. Nothing against my mom, who was a pretty awesome cook, but, well, it was Kraft Dinner, it was cheap, easy, and it … Continue reading

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Gyro Dip

Yeh. It’s January 2, so, technically, the holidaze are over… But… I still have some celebratin’ to do; and what better way to celebrate with friends and family with a delicious layered dip that tastes a whole heckuva lot like … Continue reading

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This Sauce, Though…

First, I made a tasty batch of Iberian Meatballs – a blend of ground pork and Portuguese garlic sausage and other tasty things, sweety darlings. Then, I made the sauce. It is hard to describe how such a simple blending … Continue reading

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