Celebrating Tomato Season | Tomato Tasting Party

Celebrating Tomato Season | Tomato Tasting Party

Painted Linen Napkin (the easiest craft you'll ever do- see other samples here!)

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For the main course, I decided to use the tomatoes in a different way than typically served- they're grilled.  In fact, I used every Summer vegetable I could find- tomatoes, eggplant, squash, peppers- brushed them with olive oil, then they were grilled and tossed with fresh pasta.  The tomatoes and eggplant broke apart, creating this amazingly fresh and flavorful sauce that coated the pasta- it was almost the texture of a meaty bolognese sauce.  It was really amazing- Mike was convinced there was meat in it!

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