Tag Archives: homegrown tomatoes

Stay-home Taco Night

  I’ve shared that picture before, but it still makes my mouth water every time I see it. I love tacos.  I love burritos.  I love nachos.  That’s all there is to it!  However, the price of restaurant tacos can … Continue reading

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Kitchen Tip Tuesdays: Peeling Tomatoes

linked to Tammy’s Recipes My tip is quick this week.  It’s how I peel tomatoes for cooking. 1. Cut any bad spots out of the tomatoes, as well as the cores, and place in a bowl or pan. 3. Heat … Continue reading

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New Pizza Pan

I got a new pizza pan!  It’s 16 inches, and has holes in the bottom.  I have never had a pan like this before, and I really like it! Today I made my homemade pizza crust recipe that I usually … Continue reading

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Stuffed Peppers with Homemade Tomato Soup

I really, really enjoyed the homemade tomato soup I made last week, so I decided to make some more.  Also, I wanted to make some stuffed peppers, and I always put tomato soup on those.  It was perfect timing! My … Continue reading

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Mushroom Frittata

This morning Bogdan said he didn’t want eggs for breakfast. (He eats eggs almost every morning.) I said, “Can I make a frittata?  It’s like eggs only better.  Kind of like an open omelet.” He agreed, and wasn’t disappointed. :)Continue reading

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Homemade Better-than-Campbell’s Tomato Soup

I’ve mentioned before that my mom has some pretty great recipes.  This is another one of her recipes that is tried, true, and fabulous! Growing up, my mom made this tomato soup recipe in the summer and canned it for … Continue reading

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Award-Winning Recipes? Hmm.

Sometimes award-winning recipes don’t win awards in my book. This is the case for a recipe I made recently from my “Taste of Home Winning Recipes” book (volume 2).  I have to first say that this is a very nice … Continue reading

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Not Quite Perfect Stuffed Tomatoes

I have really enjoyed all the fresh tomatoes from my mom, and now my brother!  Of course, as soon as I got them I began looking through my cookbooks and looking online for new tomato recipes beyond things like salsa … Continue reading

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Homemade Fresh Salsa

My generous older brother and sister-in-law let Bogdan and me pick as many tomatoes and peppers as we wanted from their garden! (Since they had a baby recently, I think they have had a few other things on their minds! … Continue reading

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White Pizza is My New Love

I posted recently about making “White Pizza Wedges.”  I have to tell you that this recipe is now on the top of my list of favorite easy suppers!  It’s a great alternative to regular pizza and can be made with … Continue reading

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