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Tomato Salads – “Greek” Tomato Salad

Don’t you wish you were here at this Greek Fishing Village sitting outside eating your salad?

DRESSING

Whisk together:

2 T. extra-virgin olive oil

1 T. red wine vinegar

1 T. lemon juice

1/2 tsp. […]

Tomato Salads – Tomato and Mozzarella

This is such an easy recipe and so flavorful. My favorite. The amount of ingredients you use depends, of course, on how many people you are serving. Judy

Tomatoes, sliced

Fresh Mozzarella, sliced, the same amount of slices as tomato

Basil leaves, […]

Rudy Yaccabucci’s Hot Peppers (passed down to Bud Martin)

When my husband was a boy, he used to visit his next door neighbor, Rudy Yaccabucci, so he could eat his hot peppers with garlic in oil. We were recently visiting my sister in Ocean Grove and as a present (knowing she likes these hot peppers) brought her a jar. The picture was taken […]

Shopping at a Flea Market

The Ocean Grove Flea Market is a huge event in the area. People come to shop there from all over the tri-state area. There are over 300 vendors that set up their treasures and great finds at daybreak when the dew is still on the grass.

As I strolled through the flea market this morning […]

Claw Foot tub

Many years ago, a neighbor of ours was renovating their bathroom and wanted to get rid of a claw foot tub that was in their house when they bought it. It was about one hundred years old and weighed a ton! They asked us if we wanted it and we said sure, not having a […]

Ocean Grove – “Giant Flea Market”

Each year on the Saturday after Memorial Day and the Saturday after Labor Day, Ocean Grove, N.J. holds a “Giant Flea Market”, sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce. The next scheduled one is September 11, 2010 and is located in the three block area between the Great Auditorium and Ocean Avenue. There is […]

Tomato Salads – Bacon, Lettuce and Tomato Salad

You don’t have to feel guilty about the bacon in this BLT. DRESSING

Whisk together:

2 T mayonnaise

1 garlic clove, minced

1/4 c. olive oil

2 T parmesean cheese, grated

S&P to taste

SALAD

1 lb. tomatoes, cored and cut into chunks

1 […]