Tuesday, July 14, 2009

fourteenth of july tomatoes

the "fourth" of july tomatoes were perfectly ripe and delicious - definitely worth the wait! i ate one like an apple and the italian stallion made bruschetta with the rest. YUM!

we enjoyed the bruschetta with penne pasta and pesto.
i used all the leaves from two basil plants just to get enough pesto for 2 bowls! sheesh!

pesto sauce

2 C. fresh basil
1/4 C. olive oil
1/4 C. walnuts
1 or 2 cloves garlic
few pinches salt and pepper
1 Tbsp nutritional yeast flakes
(to get that "cheesy" taste)

blend ingredients in food processor until creamy.


  1. Kelli, those tomatoes are gorgeous!

  2. thanks granny. they taste great too!

  3. I had my first tomatoe from my garden yesterday. It was very good! They are a little small but sweet. Next year I think I will start several varities.

  4. you are going to have so many. you should set up a little stand in front of your house and sell your lemonade too! =)

    next year we'll hopefully have the heirloom seeds. i have to remind johnny to get them for us.

  5. I looove fresh grown tomatoes. If I had my own garden I would grow so many of them. Those look beautiful!


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