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A smashing cook book based around all forms of tomatoes. Mainly proper family meals although a few fancier offerings too. Tried the sun dried tomato scones and the husband liked them so much he asked if I would make them again SOON. Obviously American but these days we Brits are used to reading USA cookbooks and know about cups and cilantro. Definitely will be making other things maybe starting with the onion and tomato jam (yum).
A fantastic book of recipes featuring tomatoes. I love tomatoes as well as the author obviously does, so I could not see any reason why a recipe book should not be devoted to them. So far I have not tried the recipes, but I have no doubt they are tasty, they certainly look tasty to me. Recommend. This book featuring tomato recipes is excellent.
Publication date: June 21, 2022 Thank you to NetGalley and the publisher for the opportunity to read and review an advanced reader's copy of this book. This in no way affects my review, all opinions are my own. Tomato Love is a joyful collection of recipes that celebrate the favourite high-summer fruit. There’s nothing quite like a luscious Brandywine or a sweet Sungold freshly picked from the vine, but tasty canned and jarred products ensure that tomatoes can be enjoyed year-round. I LOVE tomatoes ... they are one of the few veggies that do not set off my IBD and these recipes will be used 365 days a year as I eat at least 3 tomatoes a day to keep f&v in my diet! I especially love heirloom tomatoes that I can get in-season as they are shockingly expensive in the winter. The recipes are varied, affordable, well written and understandable by cooks of all levels and the photos make the food very appealing to myself and other lovers of food out there. I especially love the book because it uses mostly whole ingredients instead of pre-prepared and packaged foods. My husband says that I never have any food in the house, only ingredients --- that is why I cook so much. I also refuse to eat or cook with Frankenfoods such as "chick'n" and its 88 ingredients vs. 🐔chicken🐔 having one and cheese that does not come from an animal is udder nonsense!) Now, not all the recipes are "tomato forward" but that is OK....not everyone wants to have tomatoes as the first and only taste in the recipe! As always, I try to find a reason to not rate with stars as I simply adore emojis (outside of their incessant use by "🙏-ed Social Influencer Millennials/#BachelorNation survivors/Tik-Tok and YouTube Millionaires/snowflakes / literally-like-overusers etc. ") on Instagram and Twitter... Get a real job, people!) so let's give it 🍅🍅🍅🍅🍅
Wow! I wish I'd had this cookbook earlier in the summer. I had a huge crop of tomatoes this year and was quickly running out of ways to use them. Sadly, I only saw this book after the fact but it has certainly given me some ideas for next year. Every recipe in this book includes tomatoes! (Duh) I will admit there are some duds where the tomato is just thrown on top but that doesn't take away from the fact that all of these recipes look delicious. Honestly, the most interesting recipe to me was the Tomato Vinaigrette. I've never thought of using tomatoes that way before and hope this recipe can be a new one in the line of sauces I use at home. I will post my review on Goodreads closer to the publication date and to any retailers.
Thank-you Storey Publishing, LLC and NetGalley for giving me a chance to get my hands on this before the release date in exchange for an honest review. TOMATOES. Wow, this cookbook was such a delight to read. I loved the introduction to the different types of tomatoes along with the ways to use each type. Be it fresh, canned ect. The recipes are very easy to follow and the photography is absolutely beautiful. Whenever I review cookbook arcs I try to at least recreate one of the recipes. So right now I'm having such a hard time choosing one! I can't wait to get my hands on a hardcopy for my shelf!
Tomato Love by Joy Howard is such a beautiful cookbook. This book has “44 Mouthwatering Recipes for Salads, Sauces, Stews, and More” and does not disappoint. I love sauces and the Romesco sauce is delicious! I cannot wait to try every one of these recipes. If you love tomatoes, get this cookbook! ***** I received an ARC from NetGalley, the publisher, and the author for my honest review. *****
As a country gardener who also cans and preserves my bounty, I’m always looking for new things to do with tomatoes. Every summer I load up my pantry with pints and quarts of tomato sauce, tomato juice, and chunk tomatoes. Recently I added marinara sauce, faux-Campbell’s soup, and ketchup to my repertoire, but I’m still craving more variety. And even with a pantry filled with tomatoey goodness, summertime is the season to indulge in meals created with fresh, vine-ripened tomatoes. I have the bad habit of always growing too many tomatoes – as if that’s possible! Still, they all need to become something, and a book filled with new-to-me recipes is very welcome. Don’t skip the introduction – here you’ll learn about the different varieties of tomatoes, and gain advice about cooking with tomatoes (both fresh AND canned). And then we dive right into the recipes, starting with a breakfast show-stopper called Shakshuka with Extra Veg. This North African dish can be made with easy to find ingredients. I was pleased to see that the very first recipe had me already planning my next shopping trip. I wondered what other treasures I’d find up ahead. As it turns out, I’ll also be making Enchilada Stacks with Chipotle Salsa soon – That recipe just pushes all my buttons. There’s plenty of easy, friendly recipes for tomato-based dishes that should please both novices and long-time cooks as well, along with instructions for making any needful accompanying sauces. Often, the tomato *is* the sauce. However it works out, you’re given everything you need to make a fine meal, snack, soup, or appetizer. Instant Pot aficionados will find recipes for their beloved devices, too. The food photography is excellent throughout the book. It’s quite warm, bright, and cheery, with backgrounds and objects that compliment the deep red tones of ripe tomatoes. My thanks to author Joy Howard, Storey Publishing, and NetGalley for allowing me to read a digital advance review copy of this book. This review is my honest and unbiased opinion.
I love tomatoes! Do does my family and we can't get enough of these sweet red babies in season. This book gives me time to plan for next season's bounty, and let me tell you I want to try all of the recipes in here. I'm drooling just looking at some of these dishes and can almost taste that first bite each year. If you're a tomato lover too, this book is for you! Filled with recipes and easy to follow instruction outlined in colored colored photos throughout, you'll be drooling and planning too. I'm going to add a few more varieties next year so we can live on love and tomatoes all summer long! PS I knew this was my book when the author said she favors Heinz ketchup as I do...and for the very same reasons. Now I'm hungry...off to find something tomatoey to enjoy!
Thank you to NetGalley, Storey Publishing, and Joy Howard for the ARC of Tomato Love in return for my honest review. This cookbook is full of beautiful photos and endless recipes for fresh and canned tomatoes. Many standard/traditional recipes with a new twist as well as creative new ideas. Great vegetarian selections also. Great cookbook to add to your collection--would also make a great gift for any vegetable gardener friend!
If you love tomatoes then this book is for you. I got a lot of new hacks (butter and box grater for scone) and obviously, new recipes to try. Please don't read this on an empty stomach, though. At the very least, make sure your pantry is well-stocked, so you wouldn't have a problem when you're suddenly hankering to cook the recipes on this book.
The title of this book says it all! My childhood memories of going into my Granny’s green house with that unmistakable, powerful smell of home grown tomatoes, lingered with me throughout this colourful book, crammed with mouthwatering recipes. There is no doubt that this single ingredient, bursting with healthy goodness, enriches so many dishes with depth of flavour and colour, I can’t wait to try Shakshuka, sounds like the perfect family, Sunday brunch!
Just wonderful! I was drawn to this book by its title since I have an incredible love of tomatoes. The recipes contained sound fantastic and I can't wait to try many of them. This book contained a lot of useful information about tomatoes, different varieties, and the best variety to use in different recipes and forms of cooking. The photography throughout is brilliant and really highlights the true beauty of the humble tomato. 💗🍅💗 *I was able to preview this book through NetGalley in exchange for my honest review.
What a wonderful cookbook! I love tomatoes. They are so versatile. This cookbook has so many beautifully simple delicious recipes. I cannot wait for spring/summer because I will be trying all these recipes.
I come from an area of Tennessee were we have the famous Grainger County tomatoes in our grocery stores! They are the most flavorful tomatoes you could anywhere! I was super interested when I first saw the cover of this cookbook and knew I would be able to make these recipes even better than imagined. I really like that there was an image for each recipe! I am also an owner of an instant pot, and there are recipes specifically for them! There are a lot of classic recipes like Tomato Basil soup, Chili, and Salsa as well as exotic ones like Shakshuka and Tomato jam. Very beautiful images and a good amount of recipes!
Beautiful book! I loved it from the very beginning with the descriptions of different varieties, different tomato products and then all the amazing recipes that followed. I absolutely love when a cookbook has photos to show each recipe and the photos in this recipe book were stunning! I grow different varieties of tomatoes every summer and often have a surplus in the fall with no idea what to do with them. I now have a few recipes and ideas to use them up in creative and delicious ways! Thank you for allowing me to review this beautiful book!
So, of course the cover of the book grabbed my attention first! I love tomatoes and this is the first book I've ever seen which makes them the star of each recipe.it's more than just making a sauce. Cooking with fresh tomatoes vs pantry tomatoes is always something I've struggled with. What's the difference, well that's explained. Stunning photos and recipes I would never have thought of making. Contents page is short and to the point, why beak down every single recipe that's in the book. Best recipes this far has got to be the Mushroom, Kale & Tomato Strata. Swap out the Kale for Spinach as well!
With "Tomato Love" cookbook you can enjoy flavorful fresh tomato dishes all year around! 🍅🍅🍅 Author Joy Howard. shares her delicious tomato based recipe ideas for breakfast, brunch, snacks, main meals, salads, stews, and soups. She understands different varieties of tomatoes and explains how to pick the perfect one to go with your meal. Do you enjoy a delicious grilled cheese sandwich with tomato soup? Joy Howard has got you covered with her fabulous "Tomato Grilled Cheese Sandwich" with "Roasted Tomato Basil Soup"! These exciting homemade recipes include full color photos for "Chicken Chili, Flank Grilled Steak, Meatballs, BBQ Pulled Pork Sliders, Pot Roast, Pizza Margherita, Enchilada Stacks" and so much more. You can make your own Ketchup, BBQ Sauce, Dips, Salsa and Shrimp Cocktail Sauce. This beautiful cookbook is the perfect gift for gardner's and fresh vegetable lovers. "Tomato Lovers" will be published June 21, 2022 just in time for fresh tomato season! Thank you NetGalley and Storey Publishing for the honor of reviewing this awesome cookbook!
Tomatoes are among my favorite foods, and I was thrilled to have a pre-publication look at this cookbook devoted to them. Tomato Love is filled with inspiration for new ways to incorporate tomatoes into everyday cooking and make these flavorful fruits the star of your plate. I also appreciated Howard's overview of common tomato varieties and cooking tips before diving into the recipes - and that most are meat-free. Favorites dishes include: * Shakshuka with Extra Veg * Mushroom, Kale, and Tomato Strata * Sun-Dried Tomato and White Bean Dip * Southwest Quinoa Salad * Tomato Vinaigrette And, the Ravioli Lasagna was an absolute revelation! If you love tomatoes, Tomato Love is cookbook you'll return to again and again. I received a digital pre-publication copy of this book in exchange for an honest review, and I'll be including it in an upcoming book blog post on upcoming releases for foodies. I will also be adding a hard copy to my permanent collection upon its first day of Summer release - and then dashing to my nearest farmers market.