Simple Vegetable Paella

Adapted from The New York Times, recipe by Martha Rose Shulman You don’t have to make this vegetable-rich dish in a paella pan, though if you do, you’ll get a nice layer of crusty rice on the bottom. Serves 6 to 8 Ingredients: 1 quart chicken stock, vegetable stock or...

Roasted Tomato Soup

Inspired by Foodnetwork.com Make 4 -6 servings Ingredients 2 ½ lbs fresh tomatoes 6 cloves garlic, peeled 2 onions, sliced ½ c olive oil Salt and pepper to taste 1 qt. chicken stock 2 bay leaves 4 T butter ½ c fresh basil leaves, chopped  ¾ c heavy cream...

Slow Roasted Tomatillos and Tomatoes

Inspired by Martha Stewart Make 4 side dish servings Ingredients: ¾ lb tomatillos, husks removed, washed and halved ¾ lb plum tomatoes, halved 2 T olive oil 2 tsp ground coriander Salt and pepper to taste Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Place the tomatillos...

Rice Stuffed Tomatoes

Inspired by Smitten Kitchen Ingredients: 2 to 3 tablespoons olive oil Coarse or Kosher salt 6 medium-to-large tomatoes Red pepper flakes, to taste 1 small onion, finely chopped 1 garlic clove, minced ½ cup Arborio or other short-grained, starchy rice Few tablespoons...

Crispy Baked Tomatoes

Or in Italian, “Pomodori Croccanti al Forno”. Serve warm or at room temperature as a delicious side dish. Inspired by Lidia’s Italy Makes 6 servings Ingredients 6 plum tomatoes 2 T olive oil 1 ½ tsp salt 1 c panko bread crumbs ½ c grated parmesan cheese ½...