Friday , 19 January 2018

Tag Archives: tomatoes

Summer Vegetable Pizzas

A pizza topped with corn, zucchini and tomato.

  Just finished my first day at my internship!  I think I’m going to like it so that’s a very good thing. And let me just say that it is still drizzling here, which has nothing to do with anything, I just wanted to share. Ok – listen, I need you to do something for me. Start singing the Rocky ... Read More »

Mexican Summer Vegetable Pasta Bake

A plated side salad with a Mexican Summer Vegetable Pasta Bake

  My day has been a rollercoaster ride of craziness. First off the good – I got my internship, yay! The bad – I just got a haircut in preparation for my internship and I got butchered!  I have to keep telling myself it’s just hair and will eventually grow back. Another bad – my twitter account was suspended and ... Read More »

Ham Maque Choux

A dish made with ham, okra, corn, tomatoes, peppers and onions

  I’m pretty sure that I should have been born Southern.  Or maybe I was a Southerner in another life. Evidence: I love all things about southern food, sweet tea so thick you can stand a spoon in it, fluffy biscuits, sweet corn bread, tomato pie, gumbo, jambalaya; the list goes on and on.  Oh and how could I forget ... Read More »

Corn Tomato Fish Chowder

Overhead image of Corn Tomato Fish Chowder

  So yeah, this is a chowder.  How the heck do you make a chowder look tasty?  I mean, I don’t think I’ve ever looked at a soup and thought ‘That looks yummy!’.  Usually I have to read the ingredients to see that it’s probably going to be good. I think I took something like 20 different shots of this ... Read More »

Homemade Whole Wheat Gnocchi with a Spicy Vegetable Spiked Tomato Sauce

Image of Spicy Tomato Sauce over Whole Wheat Gnocchi

  My CSA this week contained corn, potatoes, bell peppers, green beans (green, yellow, and purple ones!), tomatoes, onions and garlic.  I also had some leftover diced ham in the fridge and I was determined to make Sunday dinner using as many of these ingredients as possible. Enter my two and a half hour cooking extravaganza. Yes you heard me ... Read More »

Berbere Spiced Turkey Sausage and Rice

Image of Turkey Sausage and Rice

How refreshing – I didn’t have to come running home to throw something together so I could dive into studying as quickly as possible – yay! I think in a direct response to the lack of pressure I ended up making a meal that takes about an hour and a half from start to finish (although only about 20 minutes ... Read More »