I was craving a big simple bowl of pasta and marinara, so this was the result. The parmesan rind is such a good addition to any sauce like this, and soup for that matter. I keep a ziploc bag of rinds in the freezer to use at random times like these. (Only the good stuff […]

Basic Tomato Sauce

Print Basic Tomato Sauce   Ingredients 2 cans diced tomatoes 1 small can tomato paste 4 cloves garlic, minced 2 sprigs basil salt to taste 1 TB olive oil Instructions Combine all ingredients in food processor. (start with garlic alone if mincing in food processor) Whiz until smooth. 3.2.1215 This time I used one can […]

Cherry Tomato/ Kalamata Pizza

yellow cherry tomatoes, grape tomatoes, kalamata olives, just a smear of fire roasted sauce, basil, spinach pizza dough I would usually add feta to create a more “greek” pizza, but I didn’t have any and wasn’t really in the mood anyway. 🙂 *Pizza is awesome road food. I made several ziploc bags that contained one […]