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tomato pesto frittata

Tomato-Pesto Frittata and the Greatest Tomatoes from Europe

Why is this the perfect time of year for a Tomato-Pesto Frittata? It’s impressive, it’s easy, and it’s made to satisfy a crowd. So then what makes this frittata so special? The right tomatoes, of course. (And as the Jolly Tomato, we know our tomatoes.) For all of our canned and jarred tomatoes, we’re choosing […]

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green goddess

Not Your Grandmother’s Green Goddess Dressing

We remember Green Goddess dressing from our youth. It always sounded so glamorous and ethereal. It was green, thick, and creamy… and if we could make it all over again, would we? Well, we’d do it a little differently. Original Recipe We took up a Green Goddess dressing re-do in response to Hellmann’s Update a […]

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tomato basil

Basil Shortbread Cookies with Tomato Jam Recipe

Tomato jam: Yes, it is a thing, and yes it is delicious. We just tried these Basil Shortbread Cookies with Tomato Jam from Terranea Resort and we’re in love. It’s like one of our favorite foods jumped off the dinner table and started hanging out at the dessert station.   This recipe is part of […]

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camping

Camping With the Camp & Cabin Cookbook

I love camping and make it a point to do it at least once a month, either with family or friends. Last time I went boondocking I used this crow survival guide to know all it and I met this lovely couple along the way from whom I ended up learning a ton of things. […]

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pizza tutorial

Pizza Tutorial at North Italia Restaurant

Most of us eat a lot of pizza, but when do we ever take the time to make it ourselves? Making your own pizza from start to finish can be fun and surprisingly easy. At a recent pizza tutorial hosted by North Italia, in honor of National Pizza Month, we had a chance to brush […]

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Cherry Bourbon Sour, left, and Watermelon Mojito, right, with the Watermelon-Heirloom Tomato Salad at True Food Kitchen

A Plant-Centric Summer Menu at True Food Kitchen

It’s summertime, which means that the chefs at True Food Kitchen are going all-out with the super-fresh, farm-ripened fruits and veggies that are a mainstay of the restaurant’s plant-centric cuisine. Watermelon? Check! (And it comes in red and yellow!). Heirloom tomatoes? Check! (And they’re super-sweet!). Fresh corn? Check! (And of course it’s non-GMO.) We had […]

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