"Discover Cooking, Discuss Life."

Go Back   Discuss Cooking - Cooking Forums > Recipes & Ingredients > Vegetables
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 07-02-2007, 10:51 PM   #11
Chef Extraordinaire
 
kitchenelf's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2002
Location: North Carolina
Posts: 19,725
Send a message via MSN to kitchenelf
Sauté some shallots until soft and golden. Remove from pan, cut into large rings, thirds usually works for me. Cut tomato in half and remove juice and seeds with your finger then cut into wedges. Put in bowl with shallots. Drizzle a good amount of balsamic, olive oil, and fresh oregano and let set on counter for about 30 minutes. A little salt and pepper and it's done.

This is good to take to the beach or a picnic as it needs no refrigeration.

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Back when I had sunlight and could grow herbs I would make a vinaigrette out of just about every herb I had (except mint, chocolate mint, etc.) and dress tomatoes topped with bleu cheese or tomatoes topped with feta.

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

It's been mentioned but tomato pie!!!!!!!! It's good enough to repeat!
__________________

__________________
kitchenelf

"Count yourself...you ain't so many" - quote from Buck's Daddy
kitchenelf is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-03-2007, 06:15 AM   #12
Executive Chef
 
VeraBlue's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: northern NJ
Posts: 3,683
I know you said you had plenty of salad recipes, but my daughter and I make this fantastic tomato and bread salad that everyone loves.

Cut the tomatoes into wedges, dress with balsamic and olive oil. Cut day old italian bread into 1 inch cubes and lightly toss with a bit of pesto, olive oil and grated parmigiano cheese. Bake for 15 minutes in a 350 oven. Immediately toss the bread with the tomatoes. Add fresh chopped basil. We crumble feta or goat cheese into the blend, from time to time. Season with S&P.

Every tried sauteeing them with a bit of garlic, briefly and serving over eggs and polenta?
__________________

__________________
How can we sleep while our beds are burning???
VeraBlue is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-09-2007, 04:58 PM   #13
Senior Cook
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Tennessee
Posts: 470
Oh my. Everything sounds so good. Thank you all so much.
__________________
carolelaine is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-09-2007, 06:03 PM   #14
Executive Chef
 
Michelemarie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: Suburb of Chicago, IL
Posts: 2,614
Send a message via Yahoo to Michelemarie
Vera, that sounds great. I love panzanella - chunks of bread, fresh basil, olive oil, maybe some balsamic, roasted peppers, and whatever else I have on hand - I have added fresh mozarella, cucumbers, red onions. Kitchenelf and Kadesma gave me great ideas this time last year!
__________________
Michele Marie
Michelemarie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-10-2007, 12:44 PM   #15
Senior Cook
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Tennessee
Posts: 470
Vera, I had your salad last night and it was wonderful. Thanks.
__________________
carolelaine is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-29-2007, 05:45 PM   #16
Senior Cook
 
Mr._Steak's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: State College, PA
Posts: 110
My 2 "Early Girl" tomato plants have only started producing ripe fruit within the past 10 days. I like chopping about 4 to 6 'maters' and putting them in a sauce pan with a handful of chopped green peppers and onions, then cover the pan and cook over low heat for 15-20 minutes. Add a tablespoon of butter, 2 teaspoons of sugar, then s&p to taste.
__________________

__________________
Mr._Steak is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
None

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



» Discuss Cooking on Facebook

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:49 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.