Cooking 101: Basic Tomato Sauce

This is my favorite basic tomato sauce recipe, adapted from Gwyneth Paltrow’s┬áMy Father’s Daughter. This keeps about 1-2 weeks in the fridge. Basic Tomato Sauce 2 tbsp. EVOO 6 garlic cloves, peeled and thinly sliced 4 large fresh basil leaves (or a big palmful of dried basil) 2 28 oz cans peeled tomatoes, one whole, … Continue reading

Preserving summer: Slow-roasting tomatoes

Friends, one of my favorite parts of summer is here! That’s right. Tomato season. Since my own tomato plant was stolen (yes, really) back in the spring, I have had to rely on the local markets to start giving me local tomatoes, because they are much better than any other kind you can get. And … Continue reading