Roasted Tomato, Gouda Cheese & Basil Dip

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Hi it’s Jo-Anna from A Pretty Life Blog, and I’ve got something scrumptious for you today! With tomato harvests filling up markets, it is the perfect time to add all kinds of tomato dishes to your recipe rotation.  Tomato Jam, Bruschetta, Fresh Tomato Salad with Basil Vinaigrette, fresh tomatoes with…

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How to Pair Heirloom Tomatoes with Wine

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“Teach a (wo)man to garden and the whole neighborhood gets tomatoes.” Anyone who has enjoyed the pleasure of homegrown tomatoes knows just how true this is. Yet our tastebuds often tell us that not all tomatoes are created equal, even those lovingly grown in backyards. Master Culinary Gardener Tucker Taylor…

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Tomato Basil Bruschetta

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Hi it’s Jo-Anna from A Pretty Life Blog, and I’m back to share a fresh and scrumptious summer appetizer with you!  This Tomato Basil Bruschetta is a classic! One of my most favourite things about summer is being able to get all of my groceries at local farmer’s markets.  I…

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Rustic Honey Peach Galette

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Hi it’s Jo-Anna from A Pretty Life Blog, and I’m here to share a delicious summer dessert with you, a Rustic Honey Peach Galette!  Once summer arrives, I declare that it is indeed pie season, so let’s eat all. the. pie.  Peach pie, strawberry pie, apricot pie, apple pie, blueberry pie…are you…

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Grilled Peach & Prosciutto Salad

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Hello, hello, my summertime foodies! Lauren here from thoughtful entertaining site, LaurenKelp.com, and today we are talking about the most delicious summer salad to ever grace your grill. It’s got that summertime citrus we all crave, it’s hearty enough to satisfy even the most staunch salad nay sayers, and it’s just…

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Waffle Ice Cream Sandwiches

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Hey there, Melissa from The Sweet Escape here ready to celebrate National Ice Cream Sandwich day with you. Yup, it’s a thing and how can you not celebrate?! Good ol’ ice cream cones are great, there’s no doubt about it, but sometimes you want to change things up and what…

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Heirloom Tomato & Mozzarella Salad

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Here at Kendall-Jackson, we’re crazy about heirloom tomatoes. So much so that we host an Annual Heirloom Tomato Festival every September. There’s just something special about biting into a meaty heirloom tomato — it’s so much more satisfying than those store bought, thin-skinned tomatoes that don’t hold any flavor. To…

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A Trip to the Kendall-Jackson Gardens – Summer 2016 Edition

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Hello K-J friends! It’s been a while since we last took you for a stroll through our gardens. So we thought, with summer officially upon us, there’s no better time to catch you up on all of the latest happenings and additions at the Kendall-Jackson gardens. As you can see,…

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The Perfect Summer Pie Pairing

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Hello, hello my fabulous friends! How is your summer shaping up? Lauren here from thoughtful living & entertaining site and if you are anything like me, you are slightly panicking because where did June go? Fourth of July is right around the corner and it’s time to up our summer baking game!…

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Tomato Jam

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We like to serve this tomato jam as an accompaniment for grilled lamb burgers or salmon.  It is also nice for a bruschetta with soft cheese.  I learned a similar version of this recipe from a friend in Kentucky who would make tomato jam when he couldn’t keep up with…

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