Family Friendly Recipes

Category: Sides/Vegetables

Tomato Gratin

Tomato Gratin

Tomato Gratin Fresh tomatoes from the vine will deliver a bright, concentrated tomato flavor for this dish.  This Tomato Gratin is a quick and simple recipe and makes a perfect side dish for any meal. A gratin is any dish that is topped with breadcrumbs […]

Garlic Roasted Tomatoes

Garlic Roasted Tomatoes

Garlic Roasted Tomatoes Summer! There is nothing like fresh, homegrown tomatoes from the garden. My father’s parents were farmers in Sicily. My Grandmother didn’t have a nice yard when they moved to Chicago. Instead she had turned the back yard into a small farm. My […]

Summer Salsa

Summer Salsa

Summer Salsa – Whether I grow my own vegetables or visit a local farmer’s market, I always have fresh fruits and vegetables on hand during the Summer.  Mangoes are a little harder to find at a Farmers Market here, but can easily be picked up […]

Sour Cream Potato Salad

Sour Cream Potato Salad

A great side dish for any summer picnic.


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