Tomato Tarte Tatin

I love garden fresh tomatoes. That hit of warmth and sweetness when I bite into them fresh from the vine. Every year I plant 20 different varieties, mostly heirloom and in a mix of colors, shapes, sized and textures. Some of the seeds I plant are from tomatoes I brought back from Italy and every […]

Scenic Byway 12

Connecting Capitol Reef and Bryce Canyon National Parks, Utah’s Scenic Byway 12 has something special around every corner. Had we had more time, it would have been fun to explore the area more. Our journey started in Torrey in 2000m, took us across the Boulder Mountain Pass at 2926m and then to Bryce Canyon National […]

Sicilian Caponata

This year’s hot and dry weather has caused the garden to explode earlier than it usually does. When I returned from picking everything that was ripe, I realized that I had all the ingredients for caponata. Caponata is a Sicilian dish similar to the Provençal dish ratatouille which also features eggplant and tomatoes as the […]