Tagged: tomatoes

Summer Vegetable Bread Pudding

Summer Vegetable Bread Pudding

Bread pudding isn’t just for dessert – you can make a savory bread pudding with your summer veggie and egg shares.  Feel free to substitute other ingredients, herbs, or cheeses, depending on what you have available.  Works great as a brunch dish that serves 8-12. (more…)

Gazpacho

Easy Gazpacho

This is my go-to recipe for delicious and satisfying gazpacho. And now that we are in peak tomato season, it’s an easy meal, despite what might appear like a long and arduous process — it is not! Read it thru a few times, make it once, and you will see how simple it is. The recipe serves 4-6 and hails from the website www.thekitchn.com. Do try it, please. (more…)

Vegetable Lentil Soup

Vegetable Lentil Soup

This recipe is from Gourmet magazine and can be found on epicurious.com.  It requires lots of chopping, but is relatively easy. I generally double the recipe when I make it, because it goes very quickly.  Note that the lentils may need more cooking time, depending on whether you have pre-soaked them or they are dry.  Buy the pre-cooked lentils at Trader Joe’s to save time!  Serves 2 generously. (more…)

Tomato Garlic Salad Dressing

Tomato Garlic Salad Dressing

Now that we have tomatoes to spare, why not try an easy salad dressing with some of the tomatoes that are “riper” than others. As we start to ease back into salad greens, it’s a good time to broaden our salad dressing repertoire, too. (more…)

Stuffed Tomatoes with Tofu and Spinach

Stuffed Tomatoes with Tofu and Spinach

Food reporter Mark Bittman wrote a timely piece two weeks ago in The New York Times Sunday Magazine on what to do with the abundance of tomatoes that can be found this time of year. This is one of the many recipes he listed. (more…)