We had a beautiful tomato love affair while visiting friends and family in California and Marfa, Texas recently. Many sweet outdoor meals were made with products from home gardens with tomatoes, squash, runner beans, herbs, cucumbers, and magic galore.
|Simone's crazy good tomatoes (with Burrata) from the West Paris garden in Marfa. You did it Simone!|
|A potluck spread at Mark & Jen's Santa Barbara riviera balcony high above the pacific|
|Old friends and newlyweds gather|
|Mark & Jen have converted an entire dry hillside into a produce giving paradise|
|Jen and Ingrid at my childhood home during golden hour on the Santa Barbara riviera|
all photos Danielle Rubi-Dentzel, except the top tomato photo by Simone Rubi