The blog has been light on tomato recipes this year but this is not for a lack of them in the house. On my side of the screen I’ve enjoyed a variety of homegrown heirloom tomatoes, some sliced with a bit of salt, some cut up on salads, garden tomato pasta sauce, a devour-able tomato tart and vegetable pasta salad. Tomatoes are one of the few food items I can eat without fear of my children trying to steal bites. They don’t understand what they are missing and I’ll be patient until they do.
A few summers ago, I shared our favorite bruschetta recipe I got after watching the movie Julie and Julia, about the one and only Julia Child. It’s still our favorite and the one we share with everyone. This is just a thinly veiled ploy to bring it up. :)
We’ve also been eating garlic mozzarella toast this summer and I thought about combining the two after having something similar in a restaurant. Crispy, garlicky buttery toast topped with summer harvest tomatoes and more garlic and basil. It’s a magical way to make a loaf of bread disappear.