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Tomatoes stuffed with Cream Cheese & Pesto

Donna got inspired again for delicious and pretty!   Ingredients: 20 Small Tomatoes (I used Jaune Flamme) 8oz Cream Cheese – softened 4oz Cilantro Pesto (or any of the pestos offered by GMG) Salt & Pepper 20 Basil Leaves   Directions: Slice a tiny piece off of the bottom of each tomato, so that they […]

Creamy Basil Dressing

The basil is gorgeous and prolific and this may be my new favorite dressing.  There are definitely variations possible depending on your mood and ingredients on hand! We taste tested a few at farmer lunch and settled on a hybrid, which will be part of our Summer Farm Dinner!   Ingredients 1 cup packed fresh […]

Heirloom Tomato Plum Basil Salad

This one’s…mandatory.  It’s…euphoric, delightful, the perfect lip-smackin’, no-lettuce-needed salad for summer. Though on a bed of lettuce or arugula it would be lovely! Some of Mari and Laura’s friends introduced us to this dish with peaches a few years ago, and yowza! are we glad for it, but now having fresh farm plums as well […]

Summer’s Last Hurrah Panzanella

from Smitten Kitchen Ingredients 3 tablespoons good olive oil 1 small French bread or boule, cut into 1-inch cubes (6 cups) 1 teaspoon kosher salt 2 large ripe tomatoes, cut into 1-inch cubes 1  cucumber, unpeeled, seeded, and sliced 1/2 inch thick 2 bell peppers, seeded and cut into 1-inch cubes 1/2 onion, cut in […]