This marvelous sauce is the reason you grow your own tomatoes. Dice a few and add minced garlic, fresh basil and the best quality olive oil you can buy. Let the heady mixture rest at room temperature for a few hours, then toss with hot pasta.
This moist, dense, yeast-free bread uses graham flour, a whole wheat grind that includes the bran for flavor and health. Here, it combines with all-purpose flour, molasses and buttermilk to steam over boiling water on the stove.