Savory Tomato, Roasted Garlic and Mozzarella Tart

Mr. Wonderful and I are on our own since we’ve been empty nested and we’ve been able to take our time with dinner and experiment with a few recipes we’ve been meaning to try. Last night we decided to try a savory tart we’d seen recently.using summer fresh tomatoes. And ohhhhh…..this is so good! I will… Continue reading Savory Tomato, Roasted Garlic and Mozzarella Tart

Panzanella Salad (Tomato Bread Salad)

Summer heat begs for dishes like this. Fresh, delicious, summer-ripe tomatoes,  cucumbers, red peppers, fresh mozzarella, fresh basil and roasted red onions mixed in with crispy bread that is just beginning to soak in a bit of homemade vinaigrette dressing. My heirloom tomatoes are popping out all over my yard so I am looking daily for… Continue reading Panzanella Salad (Tomato Bread Salad)

Tomato Cucumber Salad

My mom has made this salad for us in the summer for as long as I can remember.   My German Grandpa Alex, who came home each day from work (he walked!) and headed straight to tend his back-yard garden, called this salad “Saratuv”. And instead of making it with cucumbers, he made it with… Continue reading Tomato Cucumber Salad