Facebook Twitter Pinterest Google Plus Instagram RSS Feed

Tag Archives | chicken

family stromboli

4th Annual Stromboli Contest

It’s the Christmas holiday season, which means it’s time for family togetherness, special kindnesses, and of course, stromboli-making. Regular visitors know that our family has a stromboli contest each year in which participants both young and old come up with their best ideas for filling a stromboli and we face off against each other in […]

Read full story Comments { 2 }
rock the lunchbox lunch

Rock the Lunchbox 2014

If you gave your kids free reign to design their perfect lunch, what would it look like? That’s a question the Rock The Lunchbox folks asked us earlier this summer and, intrigued, we put the question to our 7-year-old. We weren’t quite sure what to expect – Would he come up with a cheeseburger and […]

Read full story Comments { 4 }
strawberry salsa

Strawberry Feast

What do you do when you have a bumper crop of strawberries and a house full of people? Make a strawberry feast, of course. Following our strawberry farm tour with the California Strawberry Commission we were inspired to use our strawberries for just about every item on the dinner table this week. We started with […]

Read full story Comments { 4 }
joe and joe

Stromboli Bowl 2012

Most families have some sort of oddball food tradition, and the Jolly Tomato family is no exception. Our annual stromboli contest has it all: a wide-open field of ingredients, deep-seated rivalries, and unlimited deliciousness. What’s at stake? Bragging rights for a full year and these super-cool trophies. (Read here if you need a refresher on […]

Read full story Comments { 1 }
boysenberry pies

Inside Knott’s Berry Farm

A look at new menu items at Knott’s Berry Farm.

Read full story Comments { 2 }
artpasta2

Baby Artichokes

True confession: Artichokes scare me  a little bit. I didn’t grow up eating them (or cooking them, for that matter), and they’re so big…and beautiful…and intimidating.  Of course I love looking at them in the farmers’ market. And if someone else wants to prepare them, I’m happy to eat them – I think they’re delicious. […]

Read full story Comments { 4 }