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Mainegg\'s Roasted Tomatoes, and Dolphin Watching

Florida Grillin GirlFlorida Grillin Girl Posts: 4,371
edited 11:41PM in EggHead Forum
Julie made this at the FL fest after party, and it was so good I made it for some friends Saturday night.

Julie's recipe:

This is just after adding the tomatoes in with the EVOO and garlic~


With the feta and fresh basil added~


Wow, was it good, everyone raved over it.


Made a few batches of marinated wings, they were gone in about 2 minutes!


Sunday we went on a boat ride~



We found a family of dolphins, there were a few babies, too~




They came pretty close to the boat. One of the babies came right up and checked us out, but I couldn't snap a picture fast enough.


Yes, we brought the leftover tomatoe & garlic dip along on the boat as an afternoon snack. The girls:


Thanks for looking!


  • vidalia1vidalia1 Posts: 7,091
    Great job as always Faith and your views on the water are spectacular. I definitely want to try Julie's tomato dissh... ;)
  • FluffybFluffyb Posts: 1,815
    I've been salivating over that tomato dish since Julie's post. Must buy some cherry tomatoes and try it this weekend. Maybe a good dish to take on Easter! Love the boat pictures.
  • beesbees Posts: 335
    Wow what a treat.We both always enjoy the boat ride adventures.Thanks, Randy
  • Teresa, make sure you buy grape tomatoes. It tastes just as good the next day, I thought. It would be great to bring for Easter.
  • FlaPoolmanFlaPoolman Posts: 11,670
    I wanna be on that boat :woohoo: :woohoo: :laugh:
  • SmokeyPittSmokeyPitt Posts: 7,872
    I must say I was a little disappointed. I read Roasted Tomatoes and Dolphin and I thought I was going to get to see a VERY unique dish! :whistle:

    Just kidding! Beautiful looking dish and beautiful scenery in all the pics.

    Which came first the chicken or the egg?  I egged the chicken and then I ate his leg. 

  • Ha, I bet you do, Pat.
  • eenie meenieeenie meenie Posts: 4,392
    Faith, this was just the post I needed to read at work. Nothing like a little vicarious dolphin watching and eating some good appetizers! Thanks. :)

    P.S. I didn't get a crab cake at the afterparty. :( I always seems to be in the wrong place at the wrong time.
  • Smokey, the same thing happened when I mentioned manatees in the headline, people thought I was cooking those, too!
  • Sorry, Rebecca. I will try to save one for you next time.
  • cookn bikercookn biker Posts: 13,407
    Nothing better than hanging with the girls, great food and terrific scenery!! Soul feeding!
    Great pictures Faith.
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  • Thanks, Molly, wish you were here!
  • elzbthelzbth Posts: 2,075
    Great photos....looks like a lovely way to spend the afternoon. :)
  • HossHoss Posts: 14,587
    BEAUTIFUL post Miss Faith! I was ALL set to make that mater dish after I saw the post/rave reviews of it at the SSFest.I went to Kroger and the little maters were nearly $4/pack! :angry: I passed,but planted 8 cherry mater plants today.I can wait! :laugh: Yours loooks MITEEFINE though.
  • Thanks, Elizbth, it was!
  • Hoss, you need to make it, it's a crowd pleaser.
  • AnnaGAnnaG Posts: 1,104
    Faith, the food looks wonderful, as always!!! Looked like a fun afternoon on the water... How cool to see those dolphins... :)
  • BeliBeli Posts: 10,751
    Faith I've often wondered if there's anybody else on the forum who enjoys life as much as you do. Beautiful
  • AnnaG, I'm glad you got to see this. You would have loved seeing those dolphins.
  • Well, Beli, that is very nice of you to say. I think there is quite a bit of evidence that you and yours are enjoying life equally as much!
  • AnnaGAnnaG Posts: 1,104
    Glad I got to see both as well... Just luck on my part. :)

    What is your opinion of my Uncle and co-worker's daughters getting an egg? I am thinking a lg to start, but my Uncle likes to do things big... Lol He seems to want the XL and a fancy table to go with it. Btw, he is located in the Asheville, NC area.

    The co-worker's daughters have no clue they are getting eggs for Christmas, so they will be fine with a large.

    Found out from Susan that Nature Boy will be opening a store in the Fairfax, VA area. That takes care of one daughter. Need to find out where the other daughter lives and find a dealer for her. I think she is in the Seattle area, but not 100% sure. The main thing is that they find a great dealer that will get them started and enjoying their eggs. :)
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