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  • August 12, 2013

    Cherry Tomato Tart by Diane, A Broad (dianeabroad.com)

    Tomato season! Tomato season! Hurrahhhhhhh!

    Cherry Tomato Tart by Diane, A Broad (dianeabroad.com)

    One of my colleagues grew these adorable and flavorful cherry tomatoes in his backyard. One day when he brought a tupperware full of them to work, I couldn’t resist eating a few every time I stopped by the kitchen, and he mentioned that soon he would have more tomatoes than he and his family could possibly eat.

    Cherry Tomato Tart by Diane, A Broad (dianeabroad.com)

    So, I made him a deal: bring me tomatoes, and I will make something with them for the office.

    Cherry Tomato Tart by Diane, A Broad (dianeabroad.com)

    Flaky pie dough is rolled out into a big circle and filled simply with sweet, fresh tomatoes and just enough goat cheese and basil to make it interesting. The edges are folded up rustically, brushed with cream, and the whole thing bubbles in the oven, just until the tomatoes soften and pop and the crust gets all golden at the edges.

    Cherry Tomato Tart by Diane, A Broad (dianeabroad.com)

    Is it weird that I accidentally woke up at 6am and decided to make a tomato tart? Maybe. Was I still pretty jetlagged? Certainly. Did bringing this in to work make me way more popular that day? You betcha.

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