Category Archives: tomato

Sweet and Spicy BBQ Beans (Instant Pot Friendly)

Sweet and Spicy BBQ Beans

For years I’ve heard about Britain’s obsession with beans on toast, beans on baked potatoes, beans on everything! I’ve never really understood it, American baked beans are sooo sweet, I can barely eat a couple spoonfuls. But then I thought, what if they weren’t so sweet? What if they were tomato-y, and only slightly sweet, […]

Slow Roasted Tomato Sauce with Garlic Spaghetti Squash

Slow Roasted Tomato Sauce with Garlic Spaghetti Squash

This week my friend came over with a bag of about 20 tomatoes. What came to mind? My mom’s slow roasted tomato sauce with garlic spaghetti squash. Growing up, my mom was obsessed with garden tomatoes. If you’ve had the pleasure of eating a tomato straight off the vine, then you know what all the […]

Vegan Bolognese

To be clear, I have been a vegetarian my entire life, so I’ve never actually eaten bolognese. I have seen it many times, served it, smelled it, reheated it, cleaned it up, but that’s it! So I am calling this sauce “vegan bolognese,” knowing full well that it is not a typical bolgnese. It is […]

The Garden Tart

I feel like the majority of my recipes are quick, easy, and require minimal effort to throw together. But every once in a while I like to do a show stopper, a dish worthy of the Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner table. The garden tart is one of those. It is fiddly, time-consuming, and has many […]

Tomato Garlic Zoodles

I feel like I should start this off by saying that my parents own a family-style Italian restaurant, where each dish starts with a pound of pasta; and that my older brother married into an Italian family. So pasta, is in my blood. Or at least, very close by. Tomato garlic zoodles have become my new […]