1. Morning Glory

    Recipe Cannellini Beans, Cherry Tomatoes, Basil and Olives

    This is an easy, versatile dish with an intriguing and complex taste. The fennel seeds accentuate the slight anise taste of the basil and the anchovy provides a savoury background note. You could make this with good quality tinned chopped tomatoes, such as San Marzano. I served it with some...
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  3. Burt Blank

    Recipe Spicy crab, cherry tomatoes, chilies with linguine.

    Prep. Open a big can of quality white crab meat Buy quality fresh Linguine from the supermarket, it absorbs better than dried. Fine dice of chili, fine dice of a bit of garlic. A couple of handfuls of very ripe cherry toms withe the green bits removed. In a heavy bottomed pan put in maybe 1.5...
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    Cucumber, Tuna, Onion, Tomato Salad.jpeg

  5. Morning Glory

    Recipe Spicy Basil Crab Cakes with Tomato and Courgette Concasse

    These crab cakes are very easy to make and fast to cook. I used vegan basil mayonnaise but you could replace this with ready made mayo. You could also substitute green courgettes for the yellow. I served this as a starter. Ingredients (makes 4 small cakes) 240g crab meat 2 tbsp finely...
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    Focaccia with spreadable cheese and yellow tomatoes
  7. medtran49

    Recipe Tomato, basil, mozzarella galette

    Galette Dough Makes Enough For Two 8 inch Galettes. I quite often make 1.5 recipes of dough and make a fruit galette for dessert. I make the 2 for the main part of the meal and place into oven, then make the dessert galette and put it in the oven after the others come out. The cornmeal in...
  8. medtran49

    Recipe Basil, oven dried tomato pesto

    Basil/oven dried tomato pesto This can be used any way you would normally use pesto. It just adds the delicious umami of my oven dried tomatoes. INGREDIENTS: 8 cups loosely packed fresh basil, torn into medium sized pieces, divided 3/4 cup nuts, toasted, cooled (see notes) 2/3 cup grated...
  9. medtran49

    Recipe Oven dried tomatoes

    We've been making these for years. They can be used as is, chopped up and thrown in with chicken, olive oil, fresh basil and some pasta for a quick flavorful dish, used to make pesto, chopped up and mixed with EVOO, parm and fresh basil for a bruschetta topping, anything you would use...
  10. Windigo

    Pasta al pesto e mozzarella di buffala campagna

    Pasta with tomato sauce, buffallo mozzarella and pesto for two. Tomato sauce: 1 clove of garlic, grated 1 medium onion, in thin strips 1 medium carrot, diced very small 1 tin of diced tomatoes 1 small tin of tomato puree (about 50 grams) 1 tbsp dried oregano 1 tbsp honey (not necessary if you...
  11. ElizabethB

    Recipe Grilled Red Fish on the Half Shell With Pesto and Tomatoes

    Red Fish is found in the coastal marshes and the gulf. It has a firm, white flesh suitable for grilling and broiling. G uses Red Fish in his Sauce Picante. They get very large and are fun to catch but the big ones are not good eating. Red fish on the half shell is filleted with skin and...
  12. MypinchofItaly

    Recipe Stuffed-Rice Tomatoes Roman-style

    Serves 4, Preparation time 20 mins, Cooking time 60 mins 8 large, firm, ripe round tomatoes 3 yellow potatoes medium-sized 150 g of rice, preferably Roma, Baldo or Vialone Nano varieties – but ok also Arborio or Carnaroli Garlic cloves, peeled, 2 Basil leaves, chopped, 8 Dry oregano, a handful...
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  14. ElizabethB

    Recipe Caprese Puffs

    I love Caprese - salad, spears, bites; anyway I can get it. The basil Challenge has been in the back of my mind, I cleaned my fridge and in the freezer compartment I had a package of Puff Pastry. Basil = Caprese = Caprese Puffs. INGREDIENTS 1 sheet frozen puff pastry (or make your own) 2 or...
  15. Morning Glory

    Recipe Spicy Pinto Bean, Tomato and Basil Soup

    A rather easy recipe as its really the blender that does most of the work. I used fresh tomatoes, because I had some rather good ones that needed using up but you could substitute 150g of tinned chopped tomatoes, in which case you might need slightly less water. Ingredients (serves 2) 250g...
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    Tuna, tomato, lemon leaves, crumbled boiled egg yolk Salad.jpeg

  17. TastyReuben

    Recipe Cherry Tomato Salad

    CHERRY TOMATO SALAD Serves 2 Ingredients 1 quart cherry tomatoes, halved 1/4 cup canola oil 3 tablespoons white vinegar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon sugar 1/4 cup minced fresh parsley 1 to 2 teaspoons minced fresh basil 1 to 2 teaspoons minced fresh oregano Directions Place tomatoes in a...
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  19. medtran49

    Recipe Cornmeal-Crusted Fried Oysters with Corn/Tomato relish with Horseradish Cream Sauce

    Oysters 24 Freshly-shucked Oysters, reserving liquid 1 egg 3/4 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 cup milk 1/2 cup corn flour (I used 1/4 cup fine and 1/4 coarse cornmeal) 1 Tbsp Creole Seasoning, PLUS 3/4 tsp Creole seasoning Oil for frying Fresh Horseradish Cream Sauce 3/4 cup heavy cream 3 ounces...
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