Fresh Tomato & Cheese Tart

Fresh Tomato & Cheese Tart

  This savory summertime tart is a terrific choice to utilize the season’s bounty of fresh flavorful tomatoes. The flaky buttery crust compliments the luscious ricotta and Parmesan cheese filling.…
Lasagna Summer Salad

Lasagna Summer Salad

  This salad has the taste of summer written all over it! Vine-ripened, sweet, juicy tomatoes, fresh ricotta and a simple light basil pesto transform the traditional hearty lasagna. Okay,…
Roasted Tomatoes

Pomodori al Forno

  Romas, beefstakes, heirlooms and cherries, so many tomatoes, so little time. Recently, I purchased several pounds of tomatoes which I intended on using in a variety of recipes. “Intended”…

Caprese Bite

  My Caprese bite is a natural for merenda, just that one perfect bite of a classic! They are easy to make and great to have on hand for a…

Panzanella Portabello

  “I don’t think you can find a poorer dish than this one,” says Sofia Loren of this stale bread salad. “As a child during the war, when I’d see…

Tomato & Mozzarella Salad

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  You might not recognize this salad the way it’s presented. I certainly didn’t when it was served to me at a fine restaurant in Las Vegas. I ordered insalata…