Tomato Gruyere Herb Toasts

As has already been stated, I live for summer tomatoes. This is a simple but so dang satisfying summer appetizer/side/lunch/way to consume a whole loaf of bread by yourself when no one is watching. Ingredients: Best loaf of crusty bread you can find. Best summer tomatoes you can find. Gruyere cheese. Dry basil Dry oregano…

Tabouleh, tabbouli, tabouli, or taboulah

I grew up in Arlington, Virginia, which is home to Lebanese Taverna – the food establishment I miss most in the whole world. I’ve tried to make tabouleh the way they do for years, and it’s never quite as good. But, it’s still worth making (and even more worth going to Arlington and eating theirs…)….

Caprese a.k.a. Summer’s #1 Gift

99% of why I like summer is tomato season. The other 1% is day drinking near or in various bodies of water. But really, tomatoes. There’s no real recipe here, it’s just buy some beautiful tomatoes, cut them up, add some fresh mozzarella, pile on some other things you like, and sop it all up…