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Roasted Tomatoes with Garlic and Herbs

Although it pains me to say it, I’m all out of tomatoes, and everyone at my house is looking for something different to taste test, so I’m moving on.  I think this just might be the last tomato recipe of the season :(.

The end of summer always catches me by surprise, even though I start watching the calendar, and thinking about dreading it by the end of July.  One day I just wake up, and the sun’s shadows look different, and the air feels different – hot and cool at the same time, and the sky is the cloudless brilliant blue that we only get here in September, and I know it’s over.  I’m still in shorts and flip flops, but I start to glance over at my lonely sweaters and boots.  I’m still grilling, but I start to turn on my oven once in a while.  Then before I know it, winter squash, pumpkin, apples, pears start to replace the summer tomatoes, zucchini and herbs in my grocery basket.  And I really know it’s over. Continue Reading..

Roasted Tomato Salsa

Are you sick and tired of tomatoes yet?  Me neither.  Ask me again in another few weeks though.  When I’m starting to turn orange from all of the beta carotene …

Even though I didn’t grow my own tomatoes this year, I’ve been eating them nonstop for at least a month now, because they’re EVERYWHERE!  And such great prices, I can’t resist.  I have baskets of them in the kitchen, and even a few in the refrigerator (don’t tell the tomato police), so they don’t spoil before I get to them.  I especially love the beautiful colors and shapes of the heirlooms for a Roasted Tomato Tart, or just a pretty salad, but any will do when they’re as fresh as they are in August. Continue Reading..

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