Posts Tagged ‘tomatoes’

August 10th, 2012 No Comments

Artichoke and feta tarts with tomato salad

Yum! With all this tomato talk this week I thought I might feature a tomato recipe to try. Here’s one from one of my favorite cooks- Donna Hay. Donna has seasonal magazines, numerous cookbooks, a ‘general store’ on her site, and styling ideas and tips. I think you’ll love to explore her world if you haven’t already.

August 8th, 2012 No Comments

weddings & celebrations: summer vegetables inspire a cookbook author’s wedding

Susan Spungen, former Food Editor of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia and author of “Recipes: A Collection for the Modern Cook” had a gorgeous summer wedding at Blue Hill at Stone Barns in New York. Vegetables inspired table names, represented by seed packets and letterpressed on seating cards. Fresh tomato miniature sandwiches and an heirloom-tomato salad were enjoyed by guests. See the entire beautiful wedding online at Martha Stewart Weddings and Susan’s cookbook is definitely one to have and to hold for your kitchen library.

August 6th, 2012 No Comments

this week’s color palette: red & yellow tomato with herb sandwich

I love this photo that my friend, photographer Sang An, took for Body & Soul magazine. It’s an heirloom red and yellow tomato sandwich with herbs, tofu spread and sea salt. Tofu is not my personal favorite so I think I would personally change it to a mozzarella cheese. These first weeks of August are always the time my Dad’s tomatoes are fully ripe and we enjoy tomatoes and corn- any which way! I especially love fried green tomatoes. And just like in the movie “The Help” – Crisco is the secret to frying green tomatoes…coat them in flour, put … Read more