August 27, 2009
Have you noticed that we’ve talked quite a bit about tomatoes lately? To us, great locally-grown tomatoes are a huge part of Summer. And while we’re talking about it, we thought that this would be a perfect time to do a roundup of some of our ‘previously posted’ Summer recipes. In no particular order, here are some of our favorites!
My absolute all-time favorite appetizer to serve with the ‘cream of the crop’ summer tomatoes is Insalata ala Caprese.
This Heirloom Tomato Salad with Basil Vinaigrette was simple to make and turned out beautifully. It’s perfect to take to an “End of Summer” or Labor Day Party.
BigSis got a ton of emails when she posted the recipe for this awesome Sun Dried Tomato Cream Potato Salad. It’s a new favorite!
We’ve been making different versions of this Angel Hair Pasta Salad for years! It’s one of those recipes that you modify to suit your own taste. It’s a great salad to take to a cookout and is even better when made a day ahead.
And, we can’t forget about this easy, healthy Hummus recipe that’s great served with either raw veggies or pita chips.
This recipe for Homemade Pita Chips is so easy and puts store bought pita chips to shame.
This Simple Guacamole is also great with the pita chips!
Another really, really simple salad that turns out great is this Ceviche Salad with Avocado, Cilantro, and Green Chile.
And, what’s a Summer cookout without Deviled Eggs?
Even though BigSis just posted this Fried Tomato Sandwich with Pesto and Goat Cheese recipe this week, I couldn’t leave it out of this Summer Recipe Roundup.
Here’s another favorite with tomato! This Spinach and Cheese Stuffed Portobello can also be done on the grill and is a great addition to any Summer cookout.
We started off almost every morning this Summer with a Summertime Fruit Salad like this one.
These Mexican Chocolate Rice Krispie Treats will satisfy any sweet tooth.
And last, but not least, this frozen Paradise Pie is a perfect dessert to serve or take to a Summer Barbecue.