Tag: Basil

Summer Egg Dishes and Brunch

Cherry Tomato Tarts

These days at #5 we seem to be eating cherry tomatoes 24/7. I’ve been wanting to make these tarts all summer and finally did! And are we glad I did…they were so good! Whipped up a green salad…dinner! You can

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Basics & Tips

Pesto: What’s in a Name?

It seems to be everywhere…and not just the molto famoso “Ligurian” pasta with potato and green beans or with trofie pasta but dribbled or drizzled on anything you can imagine. But is that really “pesto?” Or, has the term “pesto,”

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Tomatoes

There is not a hope in hell that I can’t blog about tomatoes. Where in the world would I be without them or where would the world be without them? My husband says we have tomatoes in some form or other

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A Gardener’s Hope

Or, maybe it should be “a hope and a prayer”… The radish seeds I planted are up as of yesterday! I’ve been thinking about the planting of seeds lately. It seems to me that gardeners are people whose glasses are

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Zucchini Sun-Dried Tomato Tart

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. This was a tart we made many times in the summer for corporate catering events, except that we made individual ones. They are vegetarian to boot! The beauty was that they

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Tagliatelle With Fresh Tomato Basil Sauce

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. August, local tomatoes, homemade pasta (if possible), fresh basil, definitely a summer pasta, yum! If making your own pasta, make the dough with 4 eggs. If you wish, you can

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Turkey, Tomato, Mozzarella Lasagne

  For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. I often find lasagna a bit heavy with all the cheeses & meats, however by using ground turkey, it is much lighter and very delicious. Lasagne is a great dish for

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Basil Mushroom Turkey Meatloaf

Here is another meatloaf I consider a “winner”.  It is very good & makes a great sandwich if you have leftovers! Preheat oven to 350 F. 2 Tbsp. EVO 2 cups sliced mushrooms 1 onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 ½ tsp.

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Summer Pasta

Spaghetti With Sun Gold Tomatoes And Basil

In our opinion, this pasta is absolutely to die for! We grow extra Sun Gold cherry tomatoes just so we can make this pasta a few times during the summer. Sometimes it only takes a handful of wonderful ingredients to make something so

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