Aug 16, 2012

Perfect Centerpiece

Who needs flower centerpieces when you can have something much more useful and tasty?? Dinner lacking a bit of flavor? Just pick some leaves off and add it to the meal yourself. I enjoy having vases/glasses of basil around my kitchen. My basil will last up to 3 days until it starts wilting. 

Insalata Caprese makes a perfect summer snack when the tomatoes start flowing. Lately, I've been making a super simple version of it on rosemary Triscuit crackers with a small slice of tomato, a basil leaf, and a bit of mozzarella cheese. When the evenings start getting cooler it can be nice to put it in the toaster oven to melt the cheese a bit. Mmmm.... tasty!