Tomatoes

6 Fast & Easy Recipes From Canned Tomatoes!

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I hope you all had a great Christmas yesterday!  And even if you don’t celebrate the holiday, I hope it was a good day for ya!   When I was a little kid, I just loved Christmas.  All the excitement.  Presents.  Spending time with my family.  Going sledding.  All kinds of things.  

However, I am happy enough to have the week after Christmas and before New Years Eve to take a break.  I spend more time just being quiet.  Exercising.  My husband and I have this annual ritual of eating from our refrigerator and pantry.  Partly, to save a little money.  Christmas is expensive.  And partly just for the sheer enjoyment of knowing we can do this and we do it together.

I was web surfing and come across some recipes from The Cheat Sheet.  Here are two I am definitely going to try this week.  Check out the others while you are at it! 

 

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Grilled Japanese Eggplant with Tomato-Caper Salsa

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Tomatoes & Capers SalsaGrilled Japanese Eggplant with Tomato-Caper Salsa

 This is a 30 minutes to the table dinner that Jim made this weekend! 
We grill our vegetables a lot.  The smoky flavor along with the caramelized vegetables are memorable.  I remember the best meal I ever had was 2 weeks after Hurricane Ike.  We had been eating MREs(meals ready to eat).  I was grateful for them, but as a vegetarian, my options were severely limited.  Eating the same thing over and over is not my thing.

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Pasta With Easy Fresh Tomato Sauce

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From The Blog Foodfulife!

 

Serena from foodfulife is back.  Yeah!  I have been missing her photos!  What she has for us today is Pasta with an easy fresh tomato sauce.  It looks so good!  My husband doesn’t know it, but this is tomorrow’s dinner!

 

Pasta With Easy Fresh Tomato Sauce.

 

Enjoy!

Marcey