Tag Archives: Tomatoes

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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Pesto, Pancetta, and Tomato Sauce

First things first. This is a total cheat recipe, with almost everything coming off of a store shelf or refrigerator case. Doesn’t really matter though, because it was still wicked tasty. And then, there is this jarred pesto from ALDI. … Continue reading

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Tomato and Feta Soup in the Pressure Cooker

First, let me be totally honest here; I really liked this soup! My husband? Not so much; but, even after 20 years together next month, he is kind of a traditionalist when it comes to some flavor blends: Pumpkin should … Continue reading

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Chicken with Artichokes

I had a taste for chicken. And there was that jar of marinated artichoke hearts in the pantry… Surely there was something I could do with chicken and artichokes and… Hmmm. That basil on the front porch is getting a … Continue reading

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Gazpacho!

What could be better on a hot, steamy August day than a refreshingly cold bowl of veggies? By which I mean, of course, gazpacho! Cucumbers, tomatoes, garlic, onion, sweet peppers, and basil; all tossed together and puréed just enough, then … Continue reading

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Fire and Ice Salad

I belong to a Facebook group called “Recipe Clippings.” It consists of folk sharing images of recipes – usually old ones – they’ve come across that they think look interesting. That’s how I came across the original recipe for this … Continue reading

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Pasta Pie

We were having family over for a feast and, while I had the basics covered – Pickled Avocado, Snoop Dogg’s Most Excellent Ham, Deviled Eggs and the like; I was in need of some options. One nephew was vegetarian, and … Continue reading

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