Summer is in full-swing here in Boston! Farmer’s markets are open on the weekends, and the fresh produce is out of this world. I can’t say that I loved tomatoes while growing up.. but now? I can’t get enough of them! You could easily swap out the tomatoes and use another market find if they just aren’t your thing. Try out asparagus, zucchini, shallots, or onions!
Who doesn’t love big, crunchy croutons? Panzanella is truly a dish made of big, toasty, crusty bread, chopped veggies, and a simple vinaigrette. It’s oh so easy and extra delicious! Plus, there’s something about panzanella that comes across so rustically elegant. Make a big batch of my California Panzanella for your next summer party — guests will beg you for the recipe!
Everyone loves my Tortellini Pasta Salad recipe! But, I needed something for the vegetarians too, don’t you think? I mean sure, they could just omit the pepperoni from my most popular pasta salad dish, but where’s the fun in that? I absolutely love caprese salads. There’s something so delightfully simple about it. Tomatoes, mozzarella, and fresh basil.. what could be better? I’ll tell you: Caprese Pasta Salad!
If you’ve read some of my other recipes, you know that I am a huge fan of tequila (margarita, anyone?). One of my favorite foods is pasta, and I looooove vodka sauce! One day, I went to make my traditional vodka sauce recipe (from blog 1.0), and realized that someone finished the last of my vodka.. welp! I decided to take a leap of faith and tried using tequila instead. The result? DELICIOUS tequila sauce!