Tag Archives: tomatoes

Caprese salad and more. 7/23/19

On Tuesday we used our bountiful tomatoes for Caprese salad. The salad is simply slices of tomato and mozzarella, a sprinkling of basil, and olive oil and balsamic vinegar. Oh, and don’t forget the salt! My salad looks like the … Continue reading

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America’s favorite food? 7/18/19

I was watching Guy’s Grocery Games the other night (it is embarrassing to admit that I watch this program but I do) and he was having a burger battle. He said that America’s favorite food is a burger and probably … Continue reading

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Fancy dinner is sad. 7/16 and 7/17/19

We went out for an over-the-top fancy dinner for our anniversary and it turned out to be an overhyped, too expensive experience. The presentations were exquisite but the food became bland and repetitious. So after posting one picture I’ll move … Continue reading

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Warm night, cool dinner (vegan!). 7/11/19.

It is starting to get toasty again so what better than Italian toast with garden tomatoes and basil, garlic and onion? Dinner consisted in part of crostini that were the essence of summer. Also on the menu was “Best Gazpacho” … Continue reading

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My favorite spaghetti dish. 7/6/19

Since it is a long weekend I decided to make up a new batch of spaghetti sauce flavored with ground beef. John bought enough ground beef for us to have a hamburger meal plus at least four pasta dishes. Starting … Continue reading

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Happy Father’s Day!

We are back from our little vacation with our son and his kids. We ate a lot of marginal food – burgers, pizza, tacos, etc., anything that the kids wanted. There really was not much to blog about. I brought … Continue reading

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Chickpea salad. 4/24/19

Note: This is either a vegan or vegetarian entree salad. Omit feta for the vegan rendition. Doesn’t this look good! Summertime in a dish. And a cool dinner is what I need tonight because it is unseasonably hot today. In … Continue reading

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