Tag Archives: tomato

Potato and Cauliflower Curry

I am embarrassed to admit this, but I am a bad vegetarian.  Not the kind that eats chicken wings when they’ve had too many gin and tonics, but the kind that doesn’t really like vegetables.  Anyone in my family will tell you this has always been the case. I was the last one sitting at […]

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Tomato-Pesto Scones with Kalamata Olives

I think I want to like olives in my breads and scones more than I actually do.  This misguided notion led me to believe I would love Tomato-Pesto with Kalamata Olive scones, but I think instead I just liked them. It’s not their fault.  I also probably over-worked the dough. Despite my so-so feeling about the taste, I loved […]

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Cheddar Biscuits and Tomato Gravy

A few years ago my sisters and I were visiting my cousin Jaime in Miami, and her husband Ben made us the most delicious breakfast of “Biscuits and ‘Mater Gravy”.  Ben is from Mississippi and it sounds a lot better when he says it.  I didn’t eat a lot of biscuits growing up, and had never […]

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Campbell’s Soup

I have soup on the brain lately, so naturally I started wondering about the most famous of American soup companies.  Campbell’s!  In 1869, fruit merchant Joseph Campbell and icebox manufacturer Abraham Anderson decided to start a canning company in Camden, New Jersey.  By 1877, the partners had separated and Joseph Campbell expanded the canning business […]

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