Month: August 2011


Tomato Breakfast

Once, in Spain, we were having breakfast and the guy next to us started rubbing big, hunking tomato quarters all over his toast, rubbing them until the skin came off in his hand. Then, he dumped salt, pepper and olive oil on the mash and ate it. Later, we went out for tapas, and the […]


Hot Days filled with Too Much Fun to Cook

Hot days. So many tomatoes. I picked the first few plum tomatoes. We have nine (4 SanMarzano Redorta; 5 Opalka) plants in all and we hope they will make enough paste to last us all year. We’ve never grown the Redorta, and the Opalka were grown from seeds I saved from last year, so I […]