All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘basil’

Zuppa di Pomodoro~

Tomatoes On Table

It’s the time of year when the garden starts churning out tomatoes faster than one can seemingly use them. You’ve made the classic American tomato sandwiches with mayo and the BLTs, the Italian classic bruschetta of chopped tomatoes served on grilled bread rubbed with fresh garlic, a Caprese salad of juicy tomatoes, sliced mozzarella and fresh basil, and you’ve even …

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Grilling the Garden~

Grilled Garden Vegetable Panini

Preparing Grilled Garden Vegetable Panini [Subscribers, please click HERE to view the cooking segment from your e-mail.] The end of summer means gardens and farmer’s markets are exploding with produce, but sometimes you get tired of only using them in a salad or as a side dish. Here is my recipe for Grilled Garden Vegetable Panini, which will keep your …

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Grilling Lettuce ~ light it up!

Grilled Romaine Hearts 1

[Subscribers, please click HERE to view the video from your e-mail!] Technically, it is Spring; however, with all the warm weather we are having down here in the South ~ it sure feels like Summer! And with warm weather comes the natural desire to keep the kitchen cool and break out the Weber on the patio. I was reminded while …

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Simple cooking – LIVE on KRON-TV

Classic-Tomato-Bruschette-horizontal-photo "Mark Leslie" "Beyond the Pasta"

Cooking with Henry Tenebaum on KRON 4, San Francisco E-mail subscribers: Click HERE to view the video. Here is my early Saturday morning appearance on KRON 4 in San Francisco with the very popular Henry Tenebaum. Have fun as Henry gives me a hard time while I prepare the simple and quick Italian classic: Tomato & Basil Bruschetta. Henry was …

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Ah, to love~

Post image heirloom tomatoes - Beyond the Pasta - Mark Leslie

~ The Love Apple ~ (Heirloom Tomato, Onion, Basil and Mint Tart Recipe) When the tomato was first introduced to Italy from South America – yes, the tomato is not indigenous to Italy – it was thought to be poisonous. Its odd, sometimes ugly shape and varying color really made people nervous. Eventually, as it caught on and became more …

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