Tag Archive: tomatoes

Cabbage Rolls… For Picky Eaters?

I’ve never really been a fan of cabbage rolls. I’m not sure if it was that there was too much rice that made them mushy, or the tomato sauce it was cooked in,… Continue reading

Fall/Winter CSA, Week 2

All amazing winter produce this week from my trusty fall/winter csa share. Luckily they have a greenhouse and I am lucky enough to be getting beautiful ripe tomatoes still! Yay. You can never… Continue reading

Creamy Roasted Red Pepper, Tomato & Cream Cheese Linguine

I needed to use up some red peppers (as well as green ones – but thats another post) and fast. They’ve been accumulating over the weeks from my CSA and I’ve been ignoring… Continue reading

{Comfort Food} Hungarian Goulash

When we first moved to this city we discovered a cozy little restaurant called Marienbad, where they serve Central European  food. Dimly lit with wood paneling and a lit fireplace in the center,… Continue reading

Homemade Hamburgers & Buns

We loooooove hamburgers… or as we say in our house, hamboogers. We are totally children, seriously. We have these types of bizarre names for a number of things.. like chicken poo pie… if you can… Continue reading

Slow-Cooker Creamy White Beans with Fresh Tomatoes

One of my favourite comfort foods is white beans. Maybe its because its one of those foods from my childhood. White beans, rapini  (broccoli rabé) and sausage or some other type of meat… Continue reading

Canned Tomatoes – Preserving the Summers Bounty

I don’t ever seem to ever can enough tomatoes, and last year I canned about 60 jars… Are my Italian roots showing through yet? I have started canning some of the excess tomatoes… Continue reading

Roasted Tomato Sauce

Some kind of magic happens to tomatoes when you roast them. I’m not sure what the science behind it is, but they are so much different from cooking them on the stove. Even… Continue reading

Pita Bread – Not As Scary As It Sounds

There was a wonderful place that a group of us teenagers used to eat at during the lunch hour at our high school, called Pic-A-Pita… a pita fast food place where you could… Continue reading

Summer Lunch

One of my favourite lunches, and one that takes me back to my childhood is pickled onion sandwhiches with tomatoes and mayonnaise. I’m a “make from scratch” kind of girl, so I make… Continue reading