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Incredibly Easy Tomato Soup Recipe

There are only so many homegrown tomatoes that an urban backyard farmer can consume. (Yes, even here in San Francisco! Sun Golds by the Bay!) Tomatoes don’t last long on the counter (a ruthless gang of fruit flies holds unopposed … Continue reading

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Israeli Salad with Egg and Feta Cheese

Israeli Salad, distinguished by finely diced tomatoes and cucumbers, is described (according to Wikipedia), as “the most well-known national dish of Israel.” Way to go on the fame and recognition, Israeli Salad! You totally deserve it. You are sooooo good. … Continue reading

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Corn and Tomato Soup with Fresh Basil

Many years before the birth of The Lazy Gourmet, Robin and I were college housemates sharing a huge, century-old Victorian house with five other women. You can read the long version here—about how we all took turns cooking, about how … Continue reading

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Basil Mint Pesto (That You’ll Want to Eat With a Spoon)

The other morning my mother brought me a huge bag of fresh basil from her garden, which I aimlessly placed next to the huge bag of fresh basil that I had just bought at the grocery store. Since I hate … Continue reading

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Here on Two Lazy Gourmets, we talk a lot about how easy it is to cook simple yet surprisingly delicious dishes, but here’s a secret: sometimes being a Lazy Gourmet means not cooking at all. And no, I don’t mean … Continue reading

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