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Summer Squash Boats with Cherry Tomatoes

05 September

Ingredients: 1 medium summer squash ½ teaspoon sea salt ½ teaspoon freshly ground pepper 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar 1 tablespoon minced shallot 1 cup halved or quartered cherry tomatoes ½ cup diced mozzarella cheese, preferably fresh ¼ cup thinly sliced fresh basil Directions: 1. Trim off both ends of the […]

Cherry Tomatoes Sauteed with Shallots and Herbs

29 August

This is great as a side dish, or as a topping for pasta or baked chicken. Ingredients: 4 cups cherry tomatoes, halved 2 tablespoons olive or butter 3 shallots, finely diced 1-2 tablespoons chopped mixed herbs (your choice) sea salt Freshly ground pepper Directions: 1. Warm the butter or olive oil in a skillet with […]

Chard Braised with Tomatoes

22 August

Ingredients: 1 bunch chard, or kale, stemmed and chopped into small pieces 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon minced garlic 1/8 teaspoon red pepper flakes Pinches of sea salt 24 cherry tomatoes, halved Directions: 1. Cover the chopped chard with cold water and set aside until ready to use. 2. Heat the oil in a […]

Greek Salad

08 August

Ingredients: 6 cups washed, dried and chopped romaine lettuce ½ cup cherry tomatoes ½ thinly sliced red onions ½ cup sliced cucumbers 8 ounces feta cheese, crumbled ½ cup pitted whole Kalamata olives 2 tablespoons chopped scallions ¾ cup olive oil 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil ½ tablespoon chopped garlic […]

Chard and Roasted Tomato Penne

25 July

Ingredients: 4½ tablespoons olive oil 1½ pounds cherry tomatoes 6-8 cloves garlic, smashed and peeled 2 pounds chard, trimmed, leaves cut across into ½-inch strips, stems cut across into ¼-inch strips 1 pound penne pasta Three 2-ounce cans anchovies, packed in oil, drained and fillets separated (optional) Sea salt and freshly ground pepper to taste […]

Basil Broccoli

14 March

Ingredients: 1 bunch broccoli, florets and peeled stems cut into bite-size pieces 1/2 cup fresh basil, chopped 1 tbsp finely chopped green garlic 1/2 cup diced sweet red pepper or cherry tomatoes 2 tbsp olive oil 1 tbsp lemon juice 2 tsp lemon zest sea salt pinch of red pepper flakes (optional) Directions: 1. Bring […]

Broccoli Pine Nut Pasta

18 August

Ingredients: ½ pound farfalle (pasta butterflies) (about 3 cups) 5 cups broccoli florets, and peeled and chopped tender stems (1 large head) ¼ cup olive oil 4 cloves garlic, minced 1½ cups chopped yellow or orange bell pepper 1½ cups chopped tomatoes or cherry tomatoes 1 tablespoon capers 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice sea salt […]

Stuffed Cherry Tomatoes

11 August

Ingredients: 16 cherry tomatoes 1¾ ounces goat cheese 1¾ ounces ricotta cheese 2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh basil Directions: 1. Slice tops from tomatoes, hollow out and discard seeds. Turn them upside-down on paper towels and drain for a few minutes. 2. Beat together the goat cheese and ricotta until smooth. Gently fold in the […]

Roast Potatoes and Jerusalem Artichokes with Lemon and Sage

28 July

Ingredients: 1 pound potatoes 1 pound Jerusalem artichokes 4 cloves garlic, crushed 3½ tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons coarsely chopped fresh sage 1 teaspoon sea salt ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1 lemon 1 cup cherry tomatoes 1 cup kalamata olives, pitted 2 tablespoons coarsely chopped flat-leaf parsley Directions: 1. Preheat oven to 400 […]

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Spanish-Inspired Tomato Salad

14 July

Ingredients: 1 cup olive oil plus 2 tablespoons, divided 5 cloves garlic, minced 1 teaspoon paprika, preferably smoked 1 cup breadcrumbs 3 tablespoons sherry or red wine vinegar 1 teaspoon freshly ground pepper ½ teaspoon sweetener ¼ teaspoon sea salt 1 basket cherry tomatoes, cut in half 1/2 cup chopped parsley 1/4 cup capers 6 […]