Tag Archives: Tomatoes

Quick Lasagna Roll-Ups

I got home last night and had NO IDEA what I was going to make for dinner. Isn’t that some sort of working mom’s nightmare?  You walk in the door after a long day of saving the world (I don’t … Continue reading

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Bruschetta with Focaccia and Mixed Veggie Relish

Last Saturday, I made a batch of pizza dough and tried to see how many different things I could make out of it.  I made bread sticks, which were heavenly with the baba ghanoush. I attempted crackers, which I am … Continue reading

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Ratatouille (another eggplant consumption device)

I needed a side dish for dinner Thursday,  saw the two eggplants in the refrigerator, and decided this was the time to try ratatouille.  Obviously, I had never made this dish before or I wouldn’t have tried it on a … Continue reading

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Homemade stewed tomatoes and spaghetti with meat sauce (ALL homemade)

I have built up quite a stockpile of tomatoes over the past few weeks, between the CSA tomatoes and the volunteers.  With the volunteers I had made tomato sauce, but my daughter mentioned in passing while we made pizza, that … Continue reading

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All Afternoon Tomato Sauce

I’ve been getting pretty good at a quick, weeknight evening tomato sauce, but I have really been wanting to make a thick, slow cooking sauce that simmers and has a deeper richer flavor.  Today was my day.   While I … Continue reading

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Carne Asada

My son found a packet of carne asada meat in the freezer a few days ago and specifically asked if I would make some for dinner, soon. It’s all urgent when you’re 14 years old…. Our butcher slices the meat … Continue reading

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Crock Pot Beef Short Ribs

When I know I won’t have much time in the evening to prepare dinner, the crock pot makes us all feel like no one skipped the effort of making a real dinner.  Tonight was open house at my daughter’s school, … Continue reading

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