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Recipes

The Tomato Recipe Guide

Download our Summer Tomato (and Tomatillo) Recipe Guide that features all of our terrifically tomato recipes from A Tasteful Place – and visit to see the stunning varieties in the garden while they’re in the peak of perfection.

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Daily Tasting Recipes

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2020 Daily Tasting Recipes

2019 Daily Tasting Recipes

Dec 24 – Dec 30: Artichoke
Artichoke Spinach Pinwheels, Herbed Artichoke Hearts in White Wine Sauce, Artichoke Pate

Dec 17 – Dec 23: Cauliflower
Roasted Cauliflower, Cauliflower Chocolate Chip Banana Bundt, White Chocolate Cauliflower Fruit Dip

Dec 10 – Dec 16: Kale
Kale Apple Cake, Kale Minestrone, Kale Mayonnaise

Dec 3 – Dec 9: Spinach
Spanish-style Spinach and Garbanzo Beans, Spinach Basil Pesto, Spinach Spanakopita

Nov 26 – Dec 3: Pumpkin
Pumpkin Bread, Mexican Pumpkin Candy, Pumpkin Pie Flavored Cream Cheese

Nov 19 – Nov 26: Cauliflower
Cauliflower Gingerbread, Cauliflower Chocolate Ganache, Cauliflower Fried Rice

Nov 12 – Nov 19: Pak Choi
Honey Garlic Pak Choi, Pak Choi Slaw, Lemon Pak Choi

Nov 6 – Nov 12: Orange
Orange Tropic Sorbet, Orange Cranberry Muffins, Mandarin Orange Curd

Oct 29 – Nov 6: Peppers
Sweety Pepper Relish, Romesco Sauce, Red Pepper Corn Bread

Oct 22 – Oct 28: Cucumbers
Cucumber Gazpacho, Cucumber Riata

Oct 15 – Oct 21: Apples
East Apple Cobbler, Applesauce, Apple Dumplings on the Go

Oct 9 – Oct 14: Apples
Apfelstrudel Inspired Tart, Apfelkuchen, Vanillesauce mit Apfel

Oct 8 – Oct 14: Plums
Powidl, Zwetchenkuchen, Zwetschgenroster

Oct 1 – Oct 7: Squash
Summer Squash Mangonada, Taqueria Salsa Escandaloso, Calabacita “Al Pastor”

Sept 24 – Sept 30: Tomatillos
Mole Verde, Chile Verde Cornbread, Vegetarian Tomatillo Soup

Sept 17 – Sept 23: Figs
Pan de Higos, Higos Sobrasada, No Churn Fig Ice Cream with Almonds

Sept 10 – Sept 16: Plantains
Maduros, Plantain Chips, Sweet Mofongo with Bacon Rum Raisin Sauce

Sept 3 – Sept 9: Pomegranate
Pomegranate Ice Cream, Orange Pomegranate Scones, Pomegranate Strawberry Sauce

Aug 27 – Sep 2 : Pear
Amaretto Poached Pear, Toffee Pear Bread, Pear Butter

Aug 20 – Aug 26: Apples
Apple Flautas, Easy Apple Butter BBQ Sauce, Apple Pie Ice Cream

Aug 13 – 19: Strawberry
Hibiscus Rhubarb Strawberry Pie, Jamaica Syrup, Hibiscus Strawberry Sorbet

Aug 6 – Aug 12: Peaches
Peach Blueberry Galette, Peach Mango Chutney, Peaches and Cream Pecan Ice Cream

July 30 – Aug 5: Bananas
Banana Blueberry Ice Cream, Banana Bread, Banana Oat Breakfast Muffins

July 23 – 29: Tomatillo
Tomatillo Corn Salsa, Tropical Tomatillo Ice Cream, Pipian Verde

July 16 – 22: Tomato
Watermelon Tomato Sorbet, Salsa Roja, Tomato Basil Bread

July 9 – 15: Red Bell Peppers
Red Pepper Mango Pico, Harissa Sauce, Red Pepper Strawberry Sorbet

June 29 – July 8: Red, White and Blue
Beet Red Velvet Cake, Lemon Rosemary Pound Cake, Blueberries and Cream Cake with Lavender Buttercream

June 25 – June 28: Yellow Bell Peppers
Summer Sweet Gazpacho, Pepperonata, Lemon Bell Pepper Ice Cream

June 18 – 24: Jalapeno
Jalapeno Beer Bread, Pinneapple Jalapeno Sorbet, Jalapeno Hot Sauce

June 11 – 17: Orange Bell Pepper
Orange Bell Pepper Bruschetta, Roasted Orange Bell Pepper Hot Sauce, Orange Bell Pepper Sherbet

June 4 – 10: Eggplant
Eggplant Pecan Ice Cream, Ratatouille, Breaded Eggplant

May 21 – May 27: Red Beans
Korean Sweet Red Bean Paste, Korean Red Bean Ice Cream, Red Bean Mochi Cake

May 14 – May 20: White Beans
White Beans with Bacon, White Bean Artichoke Hummus, Strawberry White Bean Ice Cream

May 7 – May 13: Black Beans
Cuban Black Bean Dip, Black Bean Brownies, Black Bean and Kalamata Olive Spread

April 30 – May 6: Carrots
Carrot Breakfast Bread, Carribean Hot Sauce, Carrot Chorizo Hash

April 22 – 29: Black Eye Peas
Texas Caviar, Tex Mex Black Eye Pea Dip, Black Eye Pea Chocolate Chip Cookies

Week of April 15: Garbanzo Beans
Spicy Fried Garbanzo Beans, Spanish Style Hummus, Garbanzo Pozole Style Soup

Week of April 8: Edamame
Garlic Butter Edamame, Edamame Hummus, White Chocolate Coconut Edamame

Week of April 1: Brussels Sprouts
Brussels Sprouts with Maple Mustard Vinaigrette, Creamy Roasted Brussels Sprouts Dip, Smoky Brussels Sprout Soup

Week of March 25: Broccoli
Broccoli Slaw, Chilled Broccoli Soup, Broccoli Frittata

Week of March 18: Sage
Sage Butter Syrup, Sage Garlic Mashed Potatoes, P Allen Smiths Pineapple Sage Pound Cake

Week of March 11: Cilantro/Parsley
Chimichurri, Cilantro Gremolata, Zhug (Yemenite Hot Sauce)

Week of March 4: Mint
Latin Chicken Soup, Mint Jelly, Pineapple Mint Salad with Jamaica Syrup

Week of February 25: Cabbage
Mexican Cabbage Soup, Red Cabbage Cake, Southern Style Cabbage,

Week of February 18: Onion
Onion Bacon Jam, Onion Hummus, Sweet Onion Soup

Week of February 11: Cauliflower
White Chocolate Cauliflower Fruit Dip, Rainbow Cauliflower Soup, Cauliflower Chocolate Brownies

Week of February 4: Broccoli
Broccoli Breakfast Cake, Broccoli Soup

Week of January 21: Lettuce
Honey Garlic Pak ChoiLemon Pak Choi

Week of January 14: Fennel
Roasted Fennel and Carrot SoupFennel Veracruz StyleFennel Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Week of January 7: Cilantro
Cilantro PestoCilantro Lime SoupLime Iced Cilantro Shortbread

Week of January 2: Kale
Kale Artichoke HummusKale Tomato SoupKale Apple Cake

2018 Daily Tasting Recipes

 

Week of December 24: Leeks
Leek DipPan Roasted Chicken with Leeks, and Thomas Keller’s Leek Bread Pudding

Week of December 17: Celery
Braised CeleryCelery Ranch DipCelery Soup

Week of December 10: Cauliflower
Cauliflower Chocolate GanacheCauliflower Chocolate Chip Banana Bundt,Cauliflower Gingerbread

Week of December 3: Broccoli
Herbed Broccoli CornbreadBroccoli SaladBrocc-omole

Week of November 5: Plum Tomatoes
Salmorejo SoupTomato Basil SoupTomato Spaghetti Sauce

Week of October 29: Butternut Squash
Butternut Squash PieMango Butternut Squash Breakfast BowlSage Pecan Ice Cream

Week of October 22: Plum
Plum and Cucumber PicoPlum and Fig JamPlum Kuchen

Week of October 15: Cucumber
Cucumber BrowniesCucumber Mint SorbetCucumber Sauce

Week of October 8: Red Bell Peppers
Peruvian Sweet Aji RelishRomesco Sauce and Salsa Brava

Week of October 1: Squash
Calabacita Al PastorCalabacitas con Pollo and Summer Squash Mangonada

Week of September 17: Tomatillo
Tomatillo Pineapple Mojito SorbetChile Verde CornbreadTomatillo Taqueria Style Salsa

Week of September 17: Figs
Pan de HigosNo Churn Fig Ice Cream with AlmondsFig Spanish Sausage Bread

Week of September 10: Oregano
Oregano PestoOregano Olive Oil Ice Cream and Oregano Kalamata Olive Bread

Week of September 3: Rosemary
Lemon Rosemary Finishing SauceLemon Rosemary Pound CakeRosemary Vanilla Ice Cream

Week of August 20: Chive
Chive Roasted PotatoesChive Beer BreadRanch Ice Cream

Week of August 20: Peaches
Peach Bourbon Barbeque SaucePeach Blueberry Morning CakePeach Tomato Basil Sorbet

Week of August 13: Pears
Amaretto Poached PearsPear Butter and Pear-mint Sorbet

Week of August 6: Red Pepper
Red Pepper Strawberry SorbetRed pepper Mango Pico and Harissa Sauce

Week of July 30: Orange Bell Pepper
Clementine Orange Bell pepper SorbetPeperonata Sauce, and Roasted Orange Bell Pepper Hot Sauce

Week of July 23: Jalapeño
Jalapeño Beet BreadJalapeño Hot Sauce, and Pineapple Jalapeno Sorbet

Week of July 16: Eggplant
Baba GhanoushEggplant SalsaEasy Basil Flatbread chips

Week of July 9: Cantaloupe
Cantaloupe JamCantaloupe BreadBaked Cantaloupe

Week of July 2: Red White and Blue Cake
Beet Red Velvet CakeLemon Rosemary Pound Cake

Week of June 25: Squash
Summer Squash Sugar CookiesSummer Squash Cauliflower SpreadPan Seared Herb Squash

Week of June 18: Corn
Corn Pound CakeCorn PancakesBlueberry Lemon Fruit Spread

Week of June 11: Apple
Apple Apricot ChutneyApple Apricot Tea BreadSweet Apple Tacos

Week of June 4: Potato
Flourless Oatmeal CookiesPotato BreadSpanish Tortilla

Week of May 28: Apricot
Apricot Almond CroissantsApricot Jalapeño GlazeSeard Apricot with Toasted Coconut

Week of May 21: Mint
Orange Mint Pomegranate SaladMint JellyMojito Cake

Week of May 14: Black Beans
Black Bean BrowniesBlack Bean and Kalamata Olive HummusCuban Black Bean Dip

Week of May 7: Carrots
Carrot Breakfast BreadCarrot Chorizo HashCaribbean Hot Sauce

Week of April 30: Fava Beans
Cajun Roasted Fava BeansFava Bean CroutonsSweet Beer Bacon Roasted Fava Beans

Week of April 23: Tomatoes
Garlic Herbed TomatoesGreen Tomato CakeTomato Basil Bread

Week of April 16: Edamame
Edamame Mock GuacamoleGarlic EdamameWhite Chocolate Coconut Edamame

Week of April 2: Green Beans
Baked Breaded Green BeansGreen Bean HummusSesame Green Beans

Week of March 26: Onion
Grilled Onion Pico de GalloSweet Onion Soup, Vidalla Restaurant’s “Vidalla Apple Cake

Week of March 19: Chives
Chive AioliChive PestoSouthern Fried Corn Chive Cake

Week of March 12: Broccoli
Broccoli Breakfast CakeChilled Broccoli SoupRoasted Garlic Broccoli Spread

Week of March 5: Cauliflower
Cauliflower Chocolate BrowniesRainbow Cauliflower SoupTandoori Cauliflower Spread

Week of February 26: Brussels Sprouts
Pan Seared Brussels SproutsSmoky Brussels Sprout SoupCreamy Roasted Brussels Sprout Dip

Week of February 19: Collard Greens
Collard Greens CornbreadCollard Greens and Kidney Bean SoupCollard Greens and Sweet Potato

Week of February 12: Cilantro
Cilantro Lime SoupCilantro PestoLime Iced Cilantro Shortbread

Week of February 5: Fennel
Fennel Pineapple Upside Down CakeFennel Veracruz StyleRoasted Fennel and Carrot Soup

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