Most of us have done it. We promise we’re going to have more vegetables and then end up eating one of this post’s featured featured items. Avocados, eggplant, bell peppers, okra…. oops. Guess I should go back and ammend that earlier post about okra…
I’m gonna go with the saying about if three people agree on a defninition it is one. If you agree with me that we’ll call these guys vegetables and Jesus knows what I mean in my prayers when I refer to them as vegetables that should count, right?
So to round up this *POW!* of veggies we’ll end with the fruit that dreamed of being a vegetable (and one I just happened to have way to many of this summer): The Tomato.
Avocado and Heirloom Tomato Toast with Balsamic Drizzle
Caprese-Style Stuffed Tomatoes with Balsamic Reduction
Roasted Tomato Soup with Broiled Cheddar
Roasted Tomato Salsa
Tomato Cobbler with Cornmeal-Cheddar Biscuits
Burrata with White Wine and Garlic Sauteed Tomatoes
“Marzipan Cake with Poached Pears” Cioccolato Gatto
My cooking philosophy is that if you have time and energy to cook or bake something you had better go all out. You’ve already set aside the time and you’re already going to have to buy ingredients and expend the energy and resources so why not just go ahead and turn that quick and easy dump cake into something grand enough to be offered up to royalty? Because you are royalty in your own right. You are ruler of your own domain. Own that kitchen and get those serfs in order!