Tag Archives: Tomatoes

That Baked Feta and Tomato Thing

For about a year or so, this “Uunifetapasta” dish has been all over the interwebs, and I just got around to trying it. Attributed to Finnish food blogger Jenni Häyrinen, it is dead simple – a block (or more) of … Continue reading

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Meatloaf Pasta Sauce

Yeh, sure – most folk have more than likely turned leftover meatloaf into a spaghetti sauce of some sort, but… What about if we start with the meatloaf mixin’s to make a sauce? The original version of this recipe, from … Continue reading

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Asparagus and Feta Salad

Sure, we all know about salads that don’t include lettuce: tuna salad, chicken salad, potato salad, bean salad, fruit salad… and the list goes on; but then, you start to think about a salad with tomatoes, and Feta cheese, and … Continue reading

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Swiss Burgers With Tomato Gravy

My mom-in-law was spending a month or so with us, and I was on the lookout for something interesting for dinner that appealed to our tastes, but would also not be too spicy for hers. And then, the nice folk … Continue reading

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Shrimp Fricassee!

Idunno, it just seems that any food ending with Fricassee needs a bang (!) at the end. And, in truth, this dish deserves that bit of advertising agency language excitement. First things first, back in the 1970’s the newspaper in … Continue reading

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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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