Sunday, September 19, 2010

Zucchini and Tomato Gratin

I'm back! Ok, I have been back since Thursday, but it has taken me a few days to get readjusted around here. I had a wonderful time cookin' with my mama! We made breakfast, lunch and dinner for 25 people for 4 days. It was a roller coaster, but everyone loved the food! I also got to see my aunt Kathy (she is actually Jeffrey's aunt, but I claim her)! She pampered me with a mani and pedi, thank you Kathy!! Then I stayed the night with my best friend, Katie Wheeler! I can't believe it had almost been a year since I had seen her. We had a blast discussing wedding plans for her big day in April. I was really excited to see everyone, but I missed my hubby! He was ready for me to be home, and to cook him some good food!

The front of the main house at Victory Ranch.
Here is the awesome kitchen we cook in! I had a blast cooking with so much room!
The view we look at from the kitchen.


We made a lot of new dishes that I am excited to share with you. I went to the store yesterday and yummy food will be coming your way soon. This recipe came from Stacey's Snacks Blog. It is sooo good, I already have it on my menu again for next week. 

Zucchini and Tomato Gratin
1/2 onion, sliced
1 zuchini
1 cup cherry or grape tomatoes
1/3 cup bread crumbs
1/4 cup fresh grated parmesan
1/4 cup grated mozzerella
1/4 cup olive oil
salt and pepper
Chop onions, zucchini and grate cheese.

In a cast iron skillet, layer 2 Tb olive oil, 1/2 of the sliced onions, 1/2 of the zucchini, 2 Tb of bread crumbs, 1/2 the cheese and 1/2 the tomatoes. Sprinkle salt and pepper. 

Layer onions, zucchini, 2 Tb bread crumbs, cheese, and tomatoes again. Top with remaining 2 Tb of breadcrumbs and remaining 2 Tb of olive oil. Season with salt and pepper.

Bake on 425 for 30 mins.

Your taste buds will be thanking you!

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