Tag Archives: tomatoes

breakfast pizza & 25 october songs

i’ve always been a playlist person, carefully selecting a custom melange of songs for every conceivable occasion. when i found myself in the middle of october without a halloween-themed playlist, my immediate reaction was to pour over newly released albums … Continue reading

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slow-cooked tuscan kale & white bean soup

if you don’t believe in magic, you should buy a slow cooker. there’s really no other word for the transformation a few chopped vegetables in some water or veggie broth undergo while stewing in that splendid appliance over the course … Continue reading

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herb-stuffed tomatoes

another day, another recipe from plenty. one thing i love about ottolenghi’s cooking style is the obvious influence that growing up in the middle east has had on him–there are plenty of middle eastern herb combinations & lots of olives. no … Continue reading

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eggplant parmesan with homemade tomato sauce

this is one of my absolute favorite things to make for dinner. it’s rich & delicious, but doesn’t leave you feeling heavy since it’s vegetable-based. it’s easy, but kind of time-consuming, so i don’t make it that often. it takes … Continue reading

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green bean & heirloom tomato caprese salad

this salad begins with the mystery of the missing buffalo mozzarella.  tuesday afternoon i made a trip to whole foods to get some items i couldn’t find at trader joe’s. i left with a single bag of groceries in one … Continue reading

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garlic-butter shrimp over roasted tomatoes

this simple, perfect dish was a fitting end to my simple, perfect weekend, which involved work, play, date night & of course, some running & yoga. my favorite part of the weekend was date night — we went to a … Continue reading

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roasted tomato soup & caprese paninis

i pretty much love all food in every form. i don’t discriminate, so almost anything well-prepared tastes good to me.  my mom, on the other hand, is not as food-obsessed as i am, so when she raves about a recipe, … Continue reading

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zucchini with tomato & onions

for christmas, my little sister got me a cookbook filled with italian recipes for the slow cooker. it was hands down my favorite gift this year along with this book, which kari got me (sorry everyone else). while paging through the cookbook, i … Continue reading

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