It was a rainy day yesterday, so I had a bread making party with my little sous chef. Choices were spinach and tomato. Print Marinara Bread Author: Next Good Meal Serves: 8   Ingredients ½ cup marinara ½ cup tomato juice (or bloody mary mix) 2 tsp yeast 1 TB honey ½ cup quick oats 1¼ cup […]

Tomato Peach Soup

Argh… It just occurred to me that this photo looks like rotel dip. Photo fail, but flavor success. 🙂 I’m hoping for a better illustration when it’s actually served! The little one is in love with peaches at the moment. I couldn’t resist a recipe for chilled tomato soup from this month’s Bon Appetit as […]

Bloody Mary Bread

Did I just really say “bloody mary bread”?! Weird things happen when Dizzle is out of town. 🙂 I personally do not like bloody marys. At all. Can’t stand them. I do appreciate the contents of a good mix, so I decided to confiscate some for a bread creation. I love adding all sorts of […]


I’ve taken a long break from loaf bread. We seem to never eat the whole loaf in a reasonable amount of time. Instead I’ve been doing different versions of french bread. Easier. Smaller loaves. Versatile. This day we did a whole grain dough with some of the rosemary harvested from our plant before moving. The […]

Tomato Goodness

This is the latest addiction in our household. It’s a “tomato vinaigrette” from this month’s Bon Appetit. Oh… holy… yum. We had it the first night with a baguette. Then we had it again the next night. Now I think I’ve eaten it every day this week in some form or fashion…topping for white beans, […]

Tomato Dough

Print Tomato Dough (pizza, bread sticks, or french bread) Author: Next Good Meal Serves: 8   Ingredients 1 cup Very Veggie juice (or tomato juice) warmed 2 tsp yeast 2 TB honey 1½ cups white unbleached flour 1 cup whole wheat flour 3 TB sun dried tomato pesto or chopped sun dried tomatoes (packed in olive oil) […]