Category Archives: Side Dishes

Heirloom Tomato & Cucumber Salad


Our tomato plants (should I say, trees?) are absolutely loaded with tomatoes this year. We put in (4) plants each of Brandywines, and heirloom roma-style and chocolate cherry. But I have to confess – I have never been much of a tomato-eater. I like them cooked into things, or made into sauce, but aside from very, very thinly sliced on a BLT, I don’t really eat a lot of them. Continue reading

Barley & Kale Stuffed Tomatoes

I’ve seen lots of recipes lately for stuffed tomatoes which got my mind going. While I usually don’t enjoy the taste of tomatoes other than homegrown, I figured I could come up with something that would satisfy my craving.

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Creamy Barley with Kale

This is an excellent side dish that I came up with for one of our dinners last week. It was extremely easy and so delicious – definitely a new favorite! Continue reading