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Roasted Roma Tomatoes Recipe

The Recipe: Simple roasted Roma tomatoes, using time and temperature to turn so-so supermarket tomatoes into something truly special – or a way to use up a glut of late-summer Roma tomatoes from the garden. Not just vegan, Vegan Done Real . The Conversation: My stake in Ferguson. This recipe is so quick and easy that I'm adding it to a special collection of easy summer recipes published every summer since 2009. Watch for new 'summer easy' recipes all summer long. With a free e-mail subscription , you'll never miss a one! COMPLIMENTS! "... out of this world ... tomato candy!!!" ~ Marjorie Remember when the Crayola people put out the first “multi-cultural” crayons? All eight colors lined up in the box: white to black, with tan, apricot and peach on the lighter side, sepia, mahogany and burnt sienna on the darker side. If only real life were as neat and tidy as a crayon box. But it’s not. If only a box of crayons could represent

Red Rice with Tomatoes

The Recipe: A simple summer vegan side dish with really pretty color, just rice cooked with perfect summer tomatoes. It's almost a loaves 'n' fishes story, rice that blossoms from one cup to six cups, thanks to an intriguing cooking technique – don't worry, it's easy, no special equipment needed! Weight Watchers friendly, just two points per serving. Not just vegan, Vegan Done Real . The Conversation: Are you a side-dish cook? Me either. This recipe is so quick and easy that I'm adding it to a special collection of easy summer recipes published every summer since 2009. Watch for new 'summer easy' recipes all summer long. With a free e-mail subscription , you'll never miss a one! Some cooks punt pie, some bypass bread, some dodge desserts. Me, I skirt side dishes. (Enough with the alliteration? Okay!) Why? Maybe because once I put a protein, a vegetable and a salad on the table, I’m done. Or because my cooking style tends to one-