Sunday, August 5, 2012

Tomato Festival

What to do with all those delicious vine ripened tomatoes? Wait for the full moon...


make a big salad......call some friends, say the words pot and luck.....



Wait with Jo...


set the tables again...


wait, for sunset.......


and enjoy!!!

I need some of those big, red, round, paper lanterns. August 4, the first annual Festival of Tomatoes.. (dates may vary depending on location :)

xo Ro

20 comments:

  1. Oh that salad looks so yummy! I am impatiently waiting for my tomatoes to ripen. Can't wait for my own tomato festival :)

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    1. Oh I hope you do DJ, you know what they say......the waiting is the hardest part :)

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  2. The olives in your salad--we can get some of those from a specialty shop...they look very French. Delicious with guests!

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    1. Kalamata, Greek olives Dawn, yummers! Even the canned ones are good.

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  3. I love that... the first annual Festival of Tomatoes!!!!!

    hahah
    hee

    and wow did that salad look yuuumy!
    :-)

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    1. It really was delicious, one of my favorite salads Deb.

      The first of many I hope :)

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  4. Oh, yum! And that rustic bread! Hope you all had a wonderfully delicious evening!

    xxx

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    1. Mmmm olive bread deish!

      it was really fun and Eric washed all the dishes :) :) !

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  5. My mouth is watering!

    Looks so lovely...great food on a beautiful table surrounded by friends.

    Priceless!

    : )

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    1. Oh boy Cinder after I read that poem I could hardly wait!!!

      Aww, nothing like being surrounded by friends...s w e e t!

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  6. Terrific idea--and who can resist, if tomatoes and the Darrows are involved?

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    1. Pot lucks are the best, so easy and fun to see what everyone else will bring.

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  7. Very, very cool. Oh, to be a participant in such deliciousness!! Everything looks amazing. Say pot and luck and look what magic ensues!

    Am off to raid my kitchen. (sigh). I just know it won't be quite the same! {wink}

    Hope you had a fantastic time....thanks for these great images!

    xo

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  8. I looked up pot and luck, it comes from the indigenous people, "potlatch" I love that!

    I know Lisa, I'm getting hungry too..............

    xoxo

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  9. Yay, Eric.....!!! I love a man with dishpan hands! :-)

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    1. You know it! He makes them and he washes them.

      Don't tell anyone but he's friendly with the vacuum too ;)

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  10. tomato salad + full moon + friends = a memorable feast!

    [love the photo of jo looking all inquisitive....]

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  11. Lovely & delicious looking gathering of food & friends. Vine ripened tomatoes absolutely deserve odes & festivals!!! Nothing better!!! xoxo

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  12. They do, I couldn't agree more! The GIVING vine :)

    xoxox P bird!!

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