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Authentic Italian Gnocchi with Tomato Sauce

Authentic Italian Gnocchi with Tomato Sauce

One of our favorite experiences on our tomato tour of Italy was learning to make real Italian gnocchi with tomato sauce. Gnocchi isn’t hard to make, and it’s extremely delicious, but it’s somehow still intimidating. Is it because it’s hard to pronounce? (You really have to lean into the “Gn” like “NYOH-kee.”) Or is it […]

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Italian tomatoes

Taste and Tradition: Preparing Italian Tomatoes for the World

We’re back from Italy, and we can’t wait to share all that we learned about Italian tomatoes, their origins, their production, and their uses. Thanks to the Greatest Tomatoes from Europe and ANICAV, the Italian association of canned tomato producers, we now know – and appreciate – a lot more about Italian tomatoes. We have […]

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Italian tomatoes

Visiting Italy with the Greatest Tomatoes from Europe

Jolly Tomato is headed to Italy this week with the Greatest Tomatoes from Europe and ANICAV, the Italian association of canned tomato producers. We’re thrilled to have a chance to meet tomato growers, tour a field, visit processing facilities, and meet with chefs who are making the best of Italy’s finest tomatoes. The Greatest Tomatoes […]

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Broccoli Salad

Broccoli Salad with Dried Cranberries Recipe

We were never big fans of raw broccoli… That is, until we tasted this Broccoli Salad with Dried Cranberries. This salad has it all: a delicious crunch, a nice tang, and a perfect hint of sweetness. This recipe comes by way of our niece Helena (Yes! We have faith in the next generation!) who loves […]

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Chocolate Strawberry Sour Cream Muffins

Chocolate Strawberry Sour Cream Muffins Recipe

Here’s your chance to be the hero of breakfast or brunch or snack time… when you roll out these Chocolate Strawberry Sour Cream Muffins. These muffins drew inspiration from the bumper crops of summer, including strawberries, which you may or may not have in abundance. But they also drew inspiration from the leftovers of summer, […]

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Chicken Charlie's Deep-Fried Brownies with Buffalo Sauce

OC Fair Food 2021 – Colorful, Spicy, and Wacky

Fair food is by definition outrageous, and this year’s OC Fair Food (at the Orange County Fair) is no exception. Huge portions, crazy food combinations, and deep-fried everything is the rule. Of course we (and probably most people) wouldn’t eat like this every day. But we’re still fascinated by fair food. Each year some of […]

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Roasted Red, White, and Blue Potato Salad

Roasted Red White and Blue Potato Salad

If you need a great potato salad for a summer picnic, look no further than this Roasted Red White and Blue Potato Salad. It boasts all of the official colors of summer (yes, red, white, and blue). It’s easy to make, and easy to serve. Plus there’s no mayonnaise, so you may earn a whole […]

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