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MEDITERRANEAN TOAST WITH CREAMY WHITE BEAN SPREAD & ROASTED TOMATOES

MEDITERRANEAN TOAST WITH CREAMY WHITE BEAN SPREAD & ROASTED TOMATOES from Lena’s Kitchen

  If you’ve been following me for a while on Instagram, you probably noticed how much I LOVE TOAST. I will never get bored with eating it, making it and coming up with fun ways to dress it up. From avocado to poached eggs or last night’s leftovers, the possibilities are endless. Mediterranean flavors came to mind when I was thinking of what to top this lovely toast with, so I created a creamy, velvety white bean spread. I was excited to use my new Wolf Gourmet 4-Slice Toaster for this recipe. This toaster is just right for the artisanal styles of… Read more

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Roasted Tomato Soup

March is not tomato season, but cravings for a bowl of fresh tomato soup rarely subside. Roasting tomatoes in the oven enhances and intensifies their sweetness, and adding a combination of aromatics and brown sugar rounds out the flavor, transforming this out-of-season fruit into a deeply flavorful soup base. Nearly any combination of bread and cheese is a natural partner to tomato soup. Garlic-rubbed crostini you can dip into the soup is a match made in heaven. This recipe calls for a baguette, which has a hearty crust and delicate crumb. First, toast the bread and then rub each slice with… Read more

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Preserving Summer Tomatoes

There’s nothing like a tomato fresh off the vine. The weekend farmer’s markets are bursting with heirloom varieties like Mountain Gold and traditional favorites like Big Boy. Your backyard garden may be overflowing with these red jewels, or perhaps a bag of tomatoes appears on your porch from your green-thumb neighbor. A sprinkle of kosher salt, fresh ground pepper and a drizzle of extra-virgin olive oil on sliced tomatoes are all you need for a satisfying summer appetizer. Or two slices of white bread and some mayonnaise for the quintessential Southern sandwich. A box of summer tomatoes can become tomato… Read more