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Fresh Tomato Sauce

Fresh tomato sauce is the base of much of our cooking. In the summertime, when we harvest tomatoes from our garden, we hire a woman here ...

by Wanda Tornabene and Giovanna Tornabene


Heirloom Tomato Salad with Basil Vinaigrette

I cannot wait for the day in July or early August when I smell that evocative, earthy aroma of ripe heirloom tomatoes at my farmers’ mark...

by Peggy Knickerbocker


Uncooked Tomato Sauce

Because this sauce and its variations are uncooked, it is important to use high-quality extra-virgin olive oil, as its rich flavor will b...

by Julia della Croce


Tomato Basil Ice

This ice is a welcome first course during a heat wave. Serve it on its own or dollop it in chilled corn or cucumber soup. For the best fl...

by Andrew Schloss, Marilyn Linton, and Tanya Linton


Basil Oil

This recipe illustrates the method for making a basic herbal oil. Blanching the herb reduces its volume by half and also sets its color, ...

by Debra Ponzek


Basil Vinaigrette

Basil-flavored oil rather than fresh herbs gives this vinaigrette an emerald-green color and a subtle but unmistakable herb flavor--as we...

by Debra Ponzek


Basil Ice Cream

In late summer, when basil is abundant at the market, try making this ice cream. Basil is refreshing and soothing like mint, but it has a...

by Kate Zuckerman


Basil Oil

Basil oil has become a staple in my kitchen. I use it to marinate sun-dried tomatoes, roast vegetables, and flavor salad dressings be sur...

by Leslie Cerier


Tomato and Basil Soup

A tomato soup that is basic but not boring! The tomato and fresh basil combination makes the most of two great natural flavors. This is o...

by Robert W. Surles


Roasted Eggplant with Basil Green Goddess Dressing

These salty, browned chunks of eggplant are as addictive as potato chips, though what they lack in crunch they make up for in sweetness. ...

by Melissa Clark


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