Corn Dip with Tomatoes and Basil
In-season ingredients (tomatoes, corn, and basil) are the heart of a lime-spiked dip; tofu -- low in saturated fat and cholesterol-free -- makes it creamy.
Summer Fresh Tomato Basil Dip
I created this light summery dip/spread to use up an overabundance of my garden's ripe tomatoes and gorgeous basil. Serve with cut-up vegetables, crackers or corn chips.
Ripe, Red & Juicy: 12 Tomato Salads for Summer
The first ripe, red, juicy tomatoes are hitting the markets, just in time for the Fourth of July! I have slowly ripening tomatoes on my own vines, too, and I can hardly wait to create my first summer tomato salad. So let’s look forward to the juicy, delicious summer salads that await us this summer, with a dozen recipes that range from the classic caprese salad, to pasta salad with tomatoes and olives, to salads of sweet corn and chopped tomatoes.
Eat for Eight Bucks: Roasted Tomato Quesadillas with Cilantro Cream Recipe
Cheese is the obvious answer to what goes inside a quesadilla. Freshly roasted tomatoes are a little more counterintuitive, when we're talking cheap and when the season is winter. But pints of cherry tomatoes are relatively flavorful, even in January, and roasting them brings out all their sweet fruity tones—so much so that a bite into one of these quesadillas could almost transport you to summertime. A dollop of herbed sour cream on top brings all the flavors together and makes the…
crab and tomato salad with jalapeno avocado dressing - Climbing Grier Mountain
Do your pet peeves ever annoy you? I realize this question doesn’t make a whole lot of sense, but sometimes these things need to be asked. On the scale of typical pet peeves, mine tend to range on the normal end of the spectrum. Or at least I think they are “normal.” I typically get …
If I’m not careful, I will turn right into a tomato this summer. They’ve been a staple in my lunches and dinners, and I’m already dreading the day when my delicious sungolds are no longer available at the farmer’s market. Spabettie’s two tarts — tomato and basil and tomato and cheddar — look so… cute!…
Favorite Herb Recipes
Transform your meals with the abundance of fresh basil, mint, rosemary, thyme, and other fragrant herbs currently taking over your garden or farmers' market.