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August 16, 2018
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Susan Phillips

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You say Tomato, I say Tomato

You say Tomato, I say Tomato

ToMayto, ToMahto!

I do have to admit…. One of the best things I look forward to every summer is the fresh, plump tomatoes.  I love their smell. I love their shape.  I love their everything.  

I even just love rubbing the leaves between my fingers out in my garden.  The smell is like home to me.  

Having grown up in the middle of hundreds of acres of tomatoes every summer, I can’t help but miss it and I always jump at the chance of having ripe tomatoes on my counter throughout the summer.  

Here’s what I love to make with them!

 

Image courtesy of Alanna Taylor Tobin | The Bojon Gourmet

I love this twist on the classic cornbread.  Loaded with garden veggies and soft cheese, it’s almost a meal in itself!

 

This bright and lovely one-bowl dinner is brimming with yellow pear tomatoes and a fresh herb pesto

 

I’ve grown fond of galettes lately and this one is no exception.  Stuffed with heavenly tomatoes and briny kalamata olives then baked to perfection, it’s amazing as an appetizer for your guests

 

Sometimes, nothing beats a hearty homemade pasta sauce.  Loaded with fresh tomatoes and packed with fresh herbs and spices, this sauce will become your new go-to recipe

 

Hold your horses!  This is a Bloody Mary made with green heirloom tomatoes!  Refreshing and unbelievably tasty, this just might be the best drink of the summer

 

And sometimes, long summer nights call for the classic tomato salad.  This one even adds in avocado to make it even twice as good!  

 

Tomato Jam

Ths roasted tomato jam has a beautiful smoky flavor that is perfect for topping your cream cheese crackers!

 

This festive summer squash bake is perfect for weekend barbeques.  Serve with your favorite grilled meat and a side of crusty french bread.

 

Roasted Tomato Basil Soup

If you’re in the mood for a flavor-packed soup, this Roasted Tomato Soup is the ticket.  Top it with fresh basil and you are on your way to enjoying summer in a bowl!

 

What are some of your favorite tomato recipes?

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You say Tomato, I say Tomato

ToMayto, ToMahto!

I do have to admit…. One of the best things I look forward to every summer is the fresh, plump tomatoes.  I love their smell. I love their shape.  I love their everything.  

I even just love rubbing the leaves between my fingers out in my garden.  The smell is like home to me.  

Having grown up in the middle of hundreds of acres of tomatoes every summer, I can’t help but miss it and I always jump at the chance of having ripe tomatoes on my counter throughout the summer.  

Here’s what I love to make with them!

 

Image courtesy of Alanna Taylor Tobin | The Bojon Gourmet

I love this twist on the classic cornbread.  Loaded with garden veggies and soft cheese, it’s almost a meal in itself!

 

This bright and lovely one-bowl dinner is brimming with yellow pear tomatoes and a fresh herb pesto

 

I’ve grown fond of galettes lately and this one is no exception.  Stuffed with heavenly tomatoes and briny kalamata olives then baked to perfection, it’s amazing as an appetizer for your guests

 

Sometimes, nothing beats a hearty homemade pasta sauce.  Loaded with fresh tomatoes and packed with fresh herbs and spices, this sauce will become your new go-to recipe

 

Hold your horses!  This is a Bloody Mary made with green heirloom tomatoes!  Refreshing and unbelievably tasty, this just might be the best drink of the summer

 

And sometimes, long summer nights call for the classic tomato salad.  This one even adds in avocado to make it even twice as good!  

 

Tomato Jam

Ths roasted tomato jam has a beautiful smoky flavor that is perfect for topping your cream cheese crackers!

 

This festive summer squash bake is perfect for weekend barbeques.  Serve with your favorite grilled meat and a side of crusty french bread.

 

Roasted Tomato Basil Soup

If you’re in the mood for a flavor-packed soup, this Roasted Tomato Soup is the ticket.  Top it with fresh basil and you are on your way to enjoying summer in a bowl!

 

What are some of your favorite tomato recipes?

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