I wasn’t lying on the last post when I mentioned that I bought almost every kind of tomato imaginable. So it only seemed logical that the next recipe that I shared included some of those tomatoes. And what better than a dish that incorporates lovely sweet tomatoes, tender chicken and crisp, fresh green beans? According to the friends who ate with us the evening that I served this “this is really good. really light. perfect for summer.” I think that sums it up very nicely.
This was actually one of those times where I got in the kitchen, needed to cook dinner and decided to wing it. Our friend’s were coming over and I didn’t have much time to prepare. The original plan was to make some green beans with tomatoes and some chicken on the side. Then I decided what the heck, lets put it all together. It will be quicker and I’ll have less dishes to do afterward. And to make it a more complete meal, I served it over rice. It is definitely a meal that I will be making more often.
A traditional Filipino dish of pork, soy sauce, vinegar, peppercorns and bay leaves. Cooked to perfection in the slow cooker.
Penne pasta tossed with savory sausage, slow roasted tomatoes, roasted garlic and sweet basil.
Chicken brined with peppery summer savory, dusted with flour and fried until succulent and golden brown. Fried chicken perfection.
For the last few years, I’ve planted a garden each Spring. I’ve watered, weeded and harvested. I’ve picked different vegetables and herbs almost every year to try to get a feel for what we use most. Aside from tomatoes and basil. One must always have tomatoes and basil in a summer garden. This summer, in [...]
A spicy twist on the classic hot dog with andouille sausage and a spicy coleslaw.
A no-bake dessert with chocolate wafers, fresh cherry whipped cream, vanilla whipped cream and dark chocolate pieces.
My name is Des. I’m a Mom to Kellan and Preston. Wife to Ryan. Dog mom to Pumpkin and lover of all things food. Whether it is cooking it, eating it, shopping for it or watching TV about it, food is one of my favorite things. Read more »
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