Ammo Ketchup from The L.A. Cookbook

Ammo Ketchup from The L.A. Cookbook

Do you read the headers on recipes in cookbooks? That little paragraph between the recipe title and the actual recipe? I read them. Faithfully. They often give me a hint about a recipe, a little urge to try something. Like this one: “I can promise Ammo’s ketchup will...
TBT Recipe: That Cherry Tomato Tart, Perfected

TBT Recipe: That Cherry Tomato Tart, Perfected

I post this recipe from time to time as Suzi and I work to refine it. We think it now just about perfect. There is a fabulous  Pierre Roux crust and semi-confit cherry tomatoes. The links to posts for crust and tomatoes are included below. Between that crust and those...
Cherry Tomato Tart from bring it! by Ali Rosen

Cherry Tomato Tart from bring it! by Ali Rosen

Just today I did a review of bring it! This new cookbook by Ali Rosen presents tried and true recipes you can lug to a potluck or other casual dining experience. If the gathering is one where everyone contributes a dish, this dish is sure to capture attention as you...
TBT Recipe: Semi-Confit Cherry Tomato Tart

TBT Recipe: Semi-Confit Cherry Tomato Tart

I first posted this treat in 2012. Every fall, Suzi and I go to the North Fork of Long Island to pick pumpkins and get some pies from Briermere Farms [look it up, go, eat!]. We will buy food out there, but we will take along the core of a beach-side picnic. This is...
TBT Recipe: Chile Potato Tart

TBT Recipe: Chile Potato Tart

  This recipe is from 2011 and one Suzi and I return to each year. As tomatoes absorb the summer sun and sweeten, they become an excellent centerpiece for a summer tart. Side dish? Main dish? Yes and yes. In this elegant recipe, both potatoes and tomatoes are bedded...