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fresh tomato sauce

Fresh Tomato Sauce for #StreamTeam

While you sweat your way through the dog days of summer, there’s at least one redeeming factor in all that heat: tomatoes. Perfect, juicy, flavorful, fresh local summer tomatoes. Whether it’s the tomatoes grown in your yard, the ones grown in the farm down the road, or the ones you pick up at your local […]

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Tamarillo Tart

Tamarillo Tart

Meet the tamarillo! (Yes, we’ve got another new and unusual fruit for you). The tamarillo is a fruit native to South and Central America, and it’s also known as a “tree tomato,” which is just about the best description we could have come up with. The tamarillo (pronounced either tam-uh-RILL-oh or tam-uh-REE-oh) is deep red […]

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cauliflower soup pin

Tomato Cauliflower Egg Drop Soup

I keep hearing about cauliflower rice, but I hadn’t thought much about cooking with it until I spent 30 days trying out the Whole30 diet (more on that another time). Cauliflower rice is great if you’re eating paleo, grain-free, or veggie-centric…but I hadn’t really thought about making it because it sounded like more work that […]

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orange is the new snack

Orange is the New Snack

Is anyone else counting down the minutes until Orange is the New Black Season 3 premiers on Netflix (June 12, for those not keeping score)? Of course we want to hear all about what’s in store for Piper, Poussey, Crazy Eyes, Nicky, Taystee, Daya, Alex, and Pennsatucky. But more importantly, what are we going to […]

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brisket and sauce

Never-Fail Brisket

The Jolly Tomato family happily shares both Jewish and Christian traditions…and during the Jewish high holiday season (this year Rosh Hashanah is September 24-26 and Yom Kippur is October 3-4), we have to make sure our brisket game is in top form. Fortunately, this year, just as we were starting to think more and more […]

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watermelon cukes

Mini Watermelon Cucumbers

Here’s a fun new treat that arrived at our doorstep this week: Mini watermelon cucumbers from Melissa’s Produce. Just like the name promises, they look like miniature watermelon, but the taste is definitely cucumber. These little cuties, an heirloom variety that is native to Mexico and South America, are each about the size of a […]

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