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Heirloom Tomatoes

Heirloom Tomato Gazpacho

Today I’m making Heirloom Tomato Gazpacho ~ I look forward to making this chilled raw soup from Spain every summer, and this year I’ve changed it up with some gorgeous multi-colored heirloom tomatoes.  If you love tomatoes, love to…

Minimal Monday: Heirloom Parmesan Tomatoes | theviewfromgreatisland.com

Minimal Monday: Heirloom Parmesan Tomatoes

The best way to enjoy height of the season tomatoes is also the simplest…Heirloom Parmesan Tomatoes are ready in 10 minutes, and they go with everything! This is the side dish of the summer — it’s fresh, sweet, juicy,…

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 will delight friends and family with bold flavor…

Juicy tomatoes baked up in a cheesy Southern style pie

Southern Tomato Pie with Fried Onions

Does your dad send you articles?  My dad has been sending me articles ever since I left home.  At this point the envelopes from him with the carefully folded newspaper clippings and scanned magazine articles are some of the…

Tomato Salad with Burrata Cheese 13

Minimal Monday: Tomato Salad with Burrata Cheese

I don’t know if there’s a heaven, but if there is, I’m pretty sure they serve this for lunch…a beautiful, light, and healthy tomato salad, with a big blob of cream filled burrata cheese right in the middle of…

Polenta Tart with Heirloom Tomatoes

Heirloom tomatoes have been in the stores now for a month or so.  But it’s when they start showing up at the farmer’s markets that you know they’re going to be amazing.  I found my first little baskets of…

Fried Green Heirloom Tomatoes with Saffron Aioli

Classic Southern fried green tomatoes are made with tart, unripe green tomatoes, but I don’t see why you can’t use these beautiful green heirlooms.  Just be sure to find firm ones so they won’t get mushy when you cook…

Panzanella Salad

It was my birthday last week and my husband and I planned to have diner at an Italian restaurant in our neighborhood.  At the last minute, we decided to switch it out for several nights of taken-in instead.   More…

Minimal Monday: Provencal Tomatoes

Provencal Tomatoes are a super easy and healthy side dish with that classic French panache ~ who thought something so simple could be so delicious? It’s Monday again, and those beautiful heirloom tomatoes from the farmer’s market are sitting…