There is nothing like a ripe warm summer tomato in New England. They are delicious just on their own with a little salt but I do also love to make the classic Italian Caprese Salad. You know how you hear everyone talking about “Farm to Table” and “only the freshest ingredients” etc. Continue reading Caprese Salad
I am a tomato fanatic. I stalk the farms in the summer just waiting for the first round of local fresh tomatoes and once they arrive, I eat them every day, sometimes at every meal. There is nothing so wonderful as a warm tomato with a little salt on it……..heaven. Once September ends and the only tomatoes I can get are at the grocery store, it’s a little depressing. Even if they are ripe and red they don’t taste anywhere near like the summer tomatoes.
This salad has you roast the tomatoes slowly and the roasting process makes those ho hum store bought winter tomatoes taste….wait for it………Good! They may not rank with the summer ones, but they are close. This is a great starter or side dish for a comforting winter meal. Continue reading Winter Caprese Salad