Tag: summer

  • Tomato conserva

    10 # tomatoes (we use dry-farmed Early Girls, which yield more conserva) 1/2 C olive oil 2t salt large pot food mill olive oil for pan 2 half pints or 4 Rinse and dice the tomatoes. add oil and salt and bring to a simmer for 3 minutes run through food mill pour into 3 […]

  • Linguine with Pea Pesto

    As summer is rolling out (dang it), I find myself wanting this dish every week. Deb from Smitten Kitchen suggests the mint as optional, but I think that plus a little lemon takes it right out of the park.

  • Orzo pasta salad

    A family favorite at this point. I am not sure where this all came from. Maybe one of Michelle’s coworkers? Blog read? No matter what, it is a wonderful dish on those late summer nights when tomatoes are plentiful and a cool salad is all that you want for dinner.

  • Canned Tomatoes

    Last Saturday the family plus a few tango friends descended upon Cupertino for some tomato canning. Our second year of it.