Amazing Tomato Bisque simply irresistible

   January 21, 2014 11:56 am

It’s hard to put into words just how incredible this dish tastes. My husband called it “restaurant worthy.” I fell in love with it at first slurp. Lots of times, super-simple recipes come out so-so. Not horrible, but nothing to write here about. I’m not sure what made me save this one. It might have…

Attack of the killer tomatoes

   August 27, 2013 2:38 pm

A co-worker sent me a Tweet yesterday making fun of the yearly backyard tomato drama. I can’t quote it directly in this family-friendly space, but it went something like this: JUNE Wife: Look, honey, I think I see a tomato starting! AUGUST Wife: Look at all these (!@#$) tomatoes! Eat some of them, you (!@#$)!…

Tomatoes: The red ones are coming! The red ones are coming!

   August 8, 2013 3:37 pm

Thanks to everyone who entered the drawing for “The Book of Steak.” The winner is Julie Miniger. I’ll pop it in the mail today. If you are not Julie Miniger, you are eligible to enter the drawing for “225 Best Pressure Cooker Recipes,” by Cinda Chavich. Serious canners are digging out their pressure cookers about…

Book drawing returns from holiday: Tuscan Tomato Soup

   January 3, 2013 11:52 am

First things first, I need to get your weekly book drawing in here, before you cookbook lovers start thinking I’m trapped under something heavy. Thanks to everyone who entered the drawing for “Sweet Christmas.” The winner is Karen Fritts. It has lots of good ideas for year-round holidays. I’ll pop it in the mail today….