Posts Tagged tomato

Cucumber & Tomato Summer Salad

Cucumber & Tomato Summer Salad

Editor’s Note: Republished for our Summer recipe series! This salad is one of my favorites for the Summer, when the cucumbers and tomatoes are in abundance, but it’s great anytime you can get the ingredients and need a reminder of summer! This is a wonderful side salad, or modify it to be a great vegetarian main dish. The key to this is my favorite secret ingredient, seasoned rice vinegar. You&…

Make Homemade Tomato Paste

Make Homemade Tomato Paste

Red Cordial Revolution has a very tasty looking how-to for making your own homemade tomato paste..  I love this idea… I’ve never tried to make my own before, but this sounds easy.  She also suggests adding additional flavorings like anchovies, eggplant, or olives! After making this oh-so-super-easy homemade tomato paste you are never going to buy any ever again. Even if you don’t grow your…

Lasagna

Lasagna

Everyone has their favorite lasagna recipe.  This is mine.  And while others are probably more authentic to Italy, this is pretty durn authentic to my Sicilian grandmother, my mother, and my New Jersey Italian relatives although I have made some changes over the years. I’ve tried many recipes, and many variations.  I’ve added spinach, I’ve swapped cottage cheese for the ricotta. …

Simple Ceviche

Simple Ceviche

Ceviche is a recent passion of mine– Every time I’ve bought either fish or shrimp lately, I’ve bought some extra so I can make up a batch!  It makes a lovely appetizer for dinner guests, or I just like to eat it for lunch… This is my go-to super easy recipe… It’s incredibly flexible to modify as well, so have fun with it! Adjust the amounts based on the amount of your fish o…

Spotlight: Basic Tomato Sauce

Spotlight: Basic Tomato Sauce

We are all about the Basics here at Foodwhirl…  Part of becoming a great cook is mastering the go-to recipes that you can then change up and give your own spin.  Janelle at Talk of Tomatoes has a recipe for basic tomato sauce that looks fresh and inviting! Janelle says: It’s official: I make my own tomato sauce. Not that I used jarred versions before, but now I seem to use A LOT of tomato sauce, making it con…

  Newer Entries »

Foodwhirl designed by Dabbled Studios | Content Copyright Foodwhirl 2010 | Log in | Site Info