Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Summer, Tomatoes and Lightning Bugs


There are a few things I like about summer.

Fresh flowers in the garden

Lightning bugs

Melons

Freshly picked corn

and

Tomatoes!!




First tomato simply sliced, sprinkled with salt and pepper
7-grain bread slathered with mayonnaise
Joy at the table!



Heirloom cherry tomatoes quartered
Sprinkle with a little salt and let stand for at least an hour
Stir
Thick slices of fresh mozzarella on a plate
Top with tomatoes and their juices
Sprinkle with fresh basil.

Yes, that's what I like about summer!

Oliver had fun with an errant lightning bug that got in the house,
finally chasing it out the patio door.

9 comments:

  1. we have all of the above but no lighting bugs.. and that second salad I will try, looks wonderful... I do love a tomato sandwich, we were raised on them. Jake hates all bugs since he has been stung several times by bees.. even a humming mosquito gets him riled up

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  2. Fresh fruit is about the only thing I like about summer. Well, maybe the nice evenings where you can sit outside and eat dinner......if it isn't a thousand degrees 😄

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  3. Beautiful! And I'm thinking you maybe grew it yourself? I am so glad to see you today! I was just thinking about you, and wondering how you are, and if you have quit posting.

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  4. Just saw the first lightening bugs last week! My tomatoes don't even have a tinge of pink on them yet. If it ever stops raining maybe they'll ripen :) Looks delicious, Bonnie!

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  5. Looks delicious Bonnie. My tomato plants in containers on the top of the boathouse are still green. Glad to see your blog post!

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  6. love these tomatoes Bonnue look delicious :)

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  7. Oh yum. That first tomato sandwich makes my mouth literally water!

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  8. Not much any better then a fresh tomato out of the garden. Love them....Tomato sandwich with salt and pepper and good ole fattening mayo!

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  9. Now you've gone and made me hungry. I'm heading out the door to buy some fresh mozzarella. I love how simple ingredients used
    in the right combination can make a delicious meal.

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