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  • Heirloom Tomato Caprese Salad

    Heirloom Tomato Caprese Salad with Kalamata Olive Vinaigrette is a juicy tomato salad with creamy slices of fresh mozzarella, peppery basil leaves, and the velvety tang of Kalamata olives ~ it’s…

  • Burrata Caprese Salad with colorful heirloom tomato wedges

    Burrata Caprese Salad

    Burrata Caprese Salad ~ a great tomato salad is on regular rotation throughout the summer here. My latest? A chunky riff on Caprese, with thick wedges of heirloom tomatoes, a luscious…

  • Caprese Skillet Chicken is a crazy fast weeknight meal ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Caprese Skillet Chicken

    Caprese Skillet Chicken is a healthy, colorful stove top 30 minute meal that will get raves from everybody — be prepared to make this on a weekly basis because the family’s…

  • caprese salad with micro basil

    Caprese Salad in a Jar

    Caprese Salad in a Jar ~ a cute and handy way of serving up one of summer’s best salads! These individual tomato, basil, and mozzarella salads can be used as portable…

  • citrus, mozarella and basil salad with honey vinaigrette

    Citrus Caprese Salad with Honey Vinaigrette

    Citrus Caprese Salad with Honey Vinaigrette ~ this is my riff on the classic caprese salad, with bright juicy citrus fruit standing in for the tomatoes. This healthy fruit salad is…

  • Micro Caprese Salad 7

    Minimal Monday: Micro Caprese Salad

    Micro Caprese Salad ~ I planted a cute little individual caprese salad right inside a hollowed out tomato…these are an elegant presentation for a special occasion, or a healthy little lunch…

  • Portobello Mushroom Caprese

    Portobello Mushroom Caprese ~ earthy portobello mushrooms make the perfect dish for a Caprese filling!…

  • A jar of tomato jam with a small knife.

    Old Fashioned Tomato Jam

    Old fashioned tomato jam is sweet, spicy, piquant, savory, and utterly fabulous whether you devour it with cheese and crackers, or spread it on your favorite burger or sandwich. A tomato…

  • pan con tomate on parchment paper

    Pan Con Tomate (Spanish tomato bread)

    Pan Con Tomate is a lusciously simple Mediterranean tradition made with fabulous toasted bread topped with olive oil, garlic, and grated tomatoes. It’s an homage to everything we love about summer.…

  • a stack of fried green tomatoes

    Fried Green Tomatoes

    Traditional Southern fried green tomatoes are a little luxury of summer that we adore. Thick sliced green tomatoes are first dredged in buttermilk then in a cornmeal flour mixture, and finally…

  • zucchini pie

    Blue Ribbon Zucchini Pie

    Zucchini pie is a riff on the classic Southern tomato pie, with a cheesy sweet onion base topped with thin rounds of zucchini, all baked up in a buttery crust. The…

  • A bowl of cornbread panzanella with a fork.

    Grilled Cornbread Panzanella

    My Cornbread Panzanella is buttery grilled cornbread meets juicy tomatoes, red onion, and basil for a fresh take on the classic Italian tomato bread salad!…

  • herb marinated goat cheese on slices of toasted bread

    Herb Marinated Goat Cheese

    Herb Marinated Goat Cheese makes a nice season spanning appetizer because it takes the abundance of late summer herbs in such a rich, comforting sort of direction. This tangy marinated cheese…

  • homemade labneh balls in a jar with olive oil, lemon, and thyme

    How to Make Labneh (Yogurt Cheese)

    How to Make Labneh (Yogurt Cheese) ~ this exciting recipe is a method for making cheese from yogurt! It’s a Middle Eastern staple and it’s incredibly rich and creamy. I love…

  • Hands tossing a Shirazi Salad in a white bowl

    Shirazi Salad (Persian Cucumber Tomato Salad)

    Shirazi Salad, or Persian cucumber tomato salad, is a combination of crisp cucumbers, ripe tomatoes, sharp onions, and fresh herbs ~ If you’ve had pico de gallo, Israeli salad, or even…

  • A bowl of pasta alla checca

    Easy Pasta Alla Checca

    Easy pasta alla checca is a healthy raw tomato sauce from Italy that’s a refreshing way to do pasta when the temperatures rise. Heat waves, record highs, sweltering nights…bring it! This…

  • classic potluck salads 2.0

    Classic Potluck Salads 2.0

    Classic Potluck Salads 2.0 ~ Every classic has to start somewhere, right? These potluck-friendly dishes are just as delicious, just as crowd-pleasing as the originals you know and love. Bring one…

  • Tomato bruschetta on a white surface

    Heirloom Tomato Bruschetta

    Heirloom Tomato Bruschetta ~ why do we feel like we have to reinvent the wheel every time we have friends over? I mean, the Italians have already done it, bruschetta is…

  • basil marinated mozzarella with sliced summer tomatoes on a white surface

    Basil Marinated Mozzarella with summer tomatoes

    Basil Marinated Mozzarella with summer tomatoes ~ this riff on Caprese salad is the ultimate healthy summer tomato salad! The simplest foods are usually the best, and we know instinctively that…

  • What to Eat Now: Citrus

    What to Eat Now: Citrus ~ here are the best citrus recipes on tvfgi to help you make the most of these juicy gems of mid-winter, whether you have access to…

  • Summer tomato and tuna salad on a white platter

    Summer Tomato and Tuna Salad

    Summer Tomato and Tuna Salad ~ if you think canned tuna belongs between two slices of bread, think again, this vibrant salad is just as easy to make, healthier, and a…

  • Spicy Basil Pesto ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Spicy Basil Pesto

    Spicy Basil Pesto ~ Serrano pepper takes the world’s freshest sauce from simple to sassy in one fell swoop ~ stir it into freshly boiled pasta, spread it over grilled fish,…

  • Basil Salad with Tomatoes is a clelbration of summer's best produce! | theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Basil Salad with Heirloom Tomatoes

    Basil Salad with Heirloom Tomatoes is a celebration of mid-summer, when the basil is going gangbusters and heirloom tomatoes are in their glory days. This is a simple, healthy salad that…

  • 7 Tips for Show Stopping Salads

    7 Tips for Show Stopping Salads

    7 Tips for Show Stopping Salads ~ take your salad from so-so to stunning with a few secrets I’ve learned over the years. When something looks this fabulous and fresh it’s…

  • Fun and festive Antipasto Skewers --- who needs salad?

    Antipasto Skewers

    These colorful and fun antipasto skewers are a house specialty ~ everybody gets their own personal appetizer selection right on a stick ~ we make them for game days and the…

  • Pasta Salad with salami, ham, and bacon

    Meat Lovers Pasta Salad

    Meat Lovers Pasta Salad ~ yes, real men DO eat pasta, and it’s this hearty pasta salad! Real women love it too 😉  This meaty pasta salad will be the hit…

  • O Olive Oil & Vinegars

    American Artisans: O Olive Oil

     O Olive Oil is the eighth in my Sunday series featuring American Artisans. There are so many exceptionally talented craftspeople, designers, and small companies across the country who share my love…

  • finger salad cups with rhubarb vinaigrette

    Individual Salad Cups with Rhubarb Vinaigrette

    Individual Salad Cups with Rhubarb Vinaigrette are perfect for entertaining, whether you’re having a family picnic, throwing a wedding shower, or hosting a spring brunch. Make a few extra to keep…

  • bucatini pasta with burst tomatoes and basil

    Bucatini with Burst Tomatoes

    Bucatini with Burst Tomatoes is a gloriously healthy pasta recipe made with juicy, colorful cherry tomatoes and fresh basil ~ no matter what the calendar says, this recipe screams summer!…