Tag Archive | Tomato

Recipes, Side Dishes

Make Your Own Sun-Dried Tomatoes 

Lately dehydrators have taken over the job of drying vegetables and fruits. They are certainly handy. But in the summer, there is something really satisfying about putting the “sun” back in sun-dried tomatoes.

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August 03. 2015 | By | 0 comments

Recipes, Salads

Panzanella Bread and Tomato Salad

Make this Tuscan bread and tomato salad when you have leftover stale bread, at least a couple days old. It might seem strange to soak the bread in water and squeeze it out like a sponge, but this is the way they do it in Tuscany. Be sure to use a hearty bread that is very stale. Delicate or fresh bread will be too mushy. Feel free to branch out or embellish it with a garnish of capers, olives, red peppers, burrata or some fresh leafy greens.

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July 31. 2015 | By | 0 comments

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Desserts

Tomato Basil Balsamic Sorbet

Makes about one quart 2⁄3 cup sugar 2⁄3 cup water 2 pounds softly ripe heirloom tomatoes, peeled, seeded and cut into chunks (or other good-quality tomatoes—never hothouse or out-of-season) 1⁄4 cup finely minced fresh basil leaves (use red basil if you don’t want freckled sorbet) 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar (a good balsamic—taste it first to

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September 12. 2009 | By Carol Penn-Romine | 0 comments